Dr.Ron BuxtonDVMOur Veterinarians
Dr. Ron was born in Oklahoma and has lived in Denver, Houston and Lake Charles, LA growing up. He discovered veterinary medicine while attending college at McNeese State, to the great relief of his parents. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1993 and worked at a small animal practice in Stillwater, OK. He soon moved to Colorado Springs in 1998 to work at Academy Acres Veterinary Hospital. He went on to purchase the practice in 2000, in what is now his own. In his free time, he enjoys running, hiking, spending time with his two daughters and his pets, who include four dogs, four cats and two horses.
Dr.Barb Brizzee BuxtonDVM
Dr. Barb grew up in upstate New York, graduated from the State University of New York at Potsdam, then moved to New Orleans to attend graduate school at Tulane University. During graduate school, she became interested in veterinary medicine and made a career shift. She graduated from LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in 1993, then completed a small animal internship at Oklahoma State University School of Medicine, where she stayed to teach general small animal medicine to senior veterinary students during their clinical year. After moving to Colorado Springs, she worked at the Animal Emergency Care Clinic until going to work with Dr. Ron. In her free time, she too, enjoys spending time with her daughters, hiking, reading and the family pets.
Dr. Fuselier grew up in Metarie, Louisiana and also graduated from LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, but in 1985. She has practiced in Arkansas and Colorado. She has extensive experience with canine reproduction and is certified in PennHip, OFA radiographs and acupuncture. She has raised and shown Bernese Mountain Dogs since 1988, finishing several AKC champions, as well as accumulating obedience and draft titles. She is also a Bernese Mountain Dog Colorado Association draft judge, and is involved in the group’s rescue organization. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and dogs.
Colorado Native. She enjoys being outdoors, football on Sundays and spending time with her daughter. Before pursuing a career in Veterinary Medicine, she originally focused on Cosmetology, which she still enjoys doing in her spare time. She has been working in the Veterinary field for 8 years.
Alainna, CVTVeterinary Technician
She was born in Texas but was raised in a military household, so has lived all over. She has been in the Veterinary field for 9 years after graduating from Bel Rea Animal Institute. When she's not working, she enjoys arts and crafts, reading and spending time with her family. Her fur babies include two dogs, Fynn and Louie.
Also from California, but was raised in Colorado. She finished the Veterinary Assistant Program in 2017 and originally started out at our clinic as an Assistant. Her furry family includes three cats and a dog. When she's not working, she loves spending time with her family and friends, and of course her cat, Gracie.
Originally from Texas and moved to Colorado in 2016. She is currently studying Investigative Forensics. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with all of her fur babies.- Especially her German Shepherd Mix, Leonidis, reading and writing.
Born and raised in New Mexico. Married her husband in 2015 and had their son in 2018. Adopted their fur baby, Atlas in 2016. Hobbies include: Being outdoors, going to the movies and being around friends & family. Currently pursing her nursing degree.
Born and raised in Las Vegas, NV. Recently moved to Colorado Springs in 2018. She has always had a love for animals big and small. And looks to become a Veterinary Technician in the future. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking with her husband, cooking/baking and discovering new books to read. Her fur babies include a Golden Retriever named, Ellie and a Bernese Mountain Dog mix named, Gimli.