We invite you to take a moment to watch our video and then read more about the Broadlands Veterinary Clinic team. Each member of our team is an integral part of the exceptional service we offer!
Dr. Erin Perkin
Like many children, Erin Perkin wanted to be a veterinarian after reading All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot when she was twelve. She decided at a young age to pursue veterinary medicine as a career, and she never looked back. Since then, she has dedicated her life to animals and towards being the best veterinarian she can be.
Erin Perkin grew up as an Air Force daughter, so she has lived all over the country and the world. Her father was stationed in Colorado Springs twice; she loved Colorado, the mountains, and the outdoor recreation they provide, which is why she chose Denver as her home. She has lived there ever since with her family which consists of her Mom and Dad, two sisters, two nieces and two nephews. She also has two cats – Jamie (5-year old DLH), and Trey (5-year old DMH).
She knew that she was in the right profession when she had applied to vet school and had to spend 800 hours gaining experience with animals. To get this expertise, she had to take an unpaid internship with Dr. Bert Brooks, a mixed animal vet in California. During her internship, one day they got back from a 12-hour day, and she started to realize how long they had been working and mentioned the realization to Dr. Brooks. He said “Yes, but it didn’t seem like work, did it?” She wholeheartedly agreed. “No, it was fun!”
Dr. Perkin will quickly become a trusted friend to you and your animals. She is a compassionate, caring veterinarian who wants what is best for your pet. But Dr. Perkin is more than a friend and a confidant – she is highly trained, qualified, and experienced, and has at her disposal a wide array of treatment methods. Because when it comes to your pet’s health, she is strictly business.
To Dr. Perkin being a Veterinarian isn’t just her job, it’s her entire life, and it shows.
Dr. Perkin has a special interest in Endocrinology and is a member of the AVMA and CVMA. In her free time, she loves to garden, read, loves the outdoors, and is adept at fixing things in her home and building new things. She also prides her self on being one hell of a cook!
- D.V.M. (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine), University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, 1992
- M.S, Physiology, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., 2000
- B.S, High Honors, Zoology, University of California, Davis, 1988
- American Veterinary Medical Association
- Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society
- American Mensa Society
Susan started with Broadlands as a Veterinary Technician in September of 2016. She’s a Bel-Rea graduate with 10 years of experience in the field. Being raised on a farm, she’s always loved being around and working with animals.
She has been living in Colorado since she was 6, and now she lives with my husband Chad, two sons Devon and Ethan, their dog Dodger, and a handful of fish and hamsters.
In her free time, she enjoy reading and writing.
Tina began working at Broadlands Veterinary Clinic in October 2019 as a veterinary assistant. Previously, she graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. While attending college she worked on a local farm that focused on meat sheep, where she fell in love with the farmers life. During her summers she worked farmers market where she gained wisdom from the local farmers. She moved on to work at the university dairy farm to help manage the dairy herd. While earning her undergrad, she pursued large animal care. She came to Colorado after she graduated looking to find more experience working with small animals.
She shares her love for animals with her grandfather, who introduced her to the wonders of wildlife. Her grandfather inspired her to get more involved and begin looking for different ways to pursue her passion in animal care. She began working with pets around her neighborhood and in her classrooms. Once she began looking into picking a major for college, she knew that she wanted to pursue a career working with animals.
Once she graduated from college, she moved to Colorado from New Hampshire with her partner Matt and their border collie, Dory. She hopes that Colorado offers her different and new opportunities in the animal industry. At Broadlands Veterinary Clinic, she is gaining a lot of experience in handling small animals. When she is not working, she enjoys hiking with her dog, making ceramics or exploring the city.
Crystal grew up in Houston but ended up moving to Colorado in 2006. She had always been around animals since she was small and actually wrote a persuasion paper as a school assignment to try and convince her parents to get her a Guinea Pig. She simply loves pets and wants to help them stay healthy.
Initially, she thought that she wanted to work in the financial industry after college. Due to moving to CO so soon after graduating, she looked for any job she could get. Then, after an incredibly awkward interview, she got to work for a Veterinarian for a few months. While she didn’t care for that particular doctor, she loved her responsibilities. Now, as a part of BVC, she gets to wake up excited about going to work and giving all the pets and cuddles the animals deserve.
Crystal has been married since 2006, and has two wonderful children, two cats named Godiva and Kit Kat who are rescued from Denver. Her personal interests include volunteering a lot with the Cub Scouts, her kid’s school, and church. She also loves to craft, particularly knitting and crocheting which she taught herself how to do. She is also the “Popcorn Kernel” for her kids’ Cub Scout pack.