The friendly, professional staff at VCA Dakota Ridge Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to the mission, the hospital team relies on several individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet. And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of veterinarians and board-certified specialists.
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Dr. Christiansen joined VCA Dakota Ridge as Medical Director in January 2021. She graduated from Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004 before relocating to Colorado. She completed a clinical internship in 2005 and has practiced in the Denver metro area since that time. She earned her certification in Acupuncture in 2020. Dr. Christiansen's areas of emphasis are preventative and internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, weight and pain management, including integrative therapies such as acupuncture, laser, and massage.
In her free time, she enjoys running, hiking, skiing, reading, coo...