Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA North Academy Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who make it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, the hospital team relies on many individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.

Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the friendly staff at the front desk to the talented and dedicated technicians and doctors, to the fun-loving kennel and day-care staff, our team works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.

Our team provides exceptional veterinary care of the highest quality, including the care and dedication that make a difference. Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

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Amanda Hensen
DVM Medical Director
Growing up competing in El Paso County 4-H allowed for Dr. Hensen to discover her passion for animals and taught her the basic skills she needed to become a veterinarian. She also focused on animal welfare and western heritage while promoting the El Paso County Fair and the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo as a rodeo queen. Being a Colorado Springs native, Dr. Hensen is excited to be back home after pursuing her educational endeavors. She graduated Magna cum Laude from Colorado State University with Bachelor of Science degrees with Honors in both Animal Science and Equine Science, and minors in Biomedical Science and Bu...
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Madison H.
Hospital Manager
Madison was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She grew up with a variety of animals and has always had a deep passion for them. Her passion grew as she was working for a doggie daycare facility where she decided animal care was where she is meant to be. She attended Louisiana State University receiving her bachelor's degree in Animal Science. Outside of work, Madison enjoys spending time with her dog, Ella, and her cat, Kenu. In her free time she enjoys hiking, watching television, and relaxing.


Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.
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Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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