Flagstaff Veterinarians

Dr. Julianne Miller

flagstaff veterinarianDr. Miller has cared for pets at Canyon Pet Hospital since June 2008 and purchased Canyon in 2010 with her husband, Chris. A native of Colorado, she attended the University of Colorado - Boulder, and received her Bachelor's Degree in Biology in 1996. In 2004, Dr. Miller earned her Master's Degree in Biology from the University of Colorado - Denver. She continued her veterinary education at Colorado State University, where she was awarded her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Dr. Miller's professional interests include internal and emergency medicine, surgery, pain management, and acupuncture.

When she's not at the hospital, Dr. Miller enjoys reading, swimming and traveling with her husband, Christopher, and her daughters, Madeline and Zoe. She and her family enjoy the companionship of a number of animals, including dogs Roscoe, Molly, Buster and cats Bally and Patsy.

Dr. Miller can be contacted at: drmiller@canyonpet.com.

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Dr. Lisa Ethridge

vets in flagstaffOriginally from Lubbock, Texas, Dr. Ethridge came to Canyon Pet Hospital in September 2004. Before coming to Canyon Pet, she practiced medicine at Addison Animal Clinic in Twin Falls, Idaho from 1999 to 2004; and at Ark Animal Hospital in Heyburn, Idaho from 1996 to 1999. Dr. Ethridge attended Texas A&M University, and was awarded a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science in 1992 and a second Bachelor's Degree in Veterinary Science in 1994. She attended Texas A&M's College of Veterinary Medicine, and was awarded her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1996. Her professional interests include behavior medicine and training, reproductive work on dogs and working with wildlife—especially raptors.

Dr. Ethridge shares her home with 3 dogs of her own and varying French Bulldog fosters as they need her help. Her dogs are Kermit the Frog Dog, a French Bulldog, Wrinkle, a Shar Pei and Leonidas, a Bull mastiff. In her spare time she enjoys traveling to dog shows and competing with her dogs, singing in church, reading, and a serious addiction to the History Channel.

Dr. Ethridge can be contacted at: drlisaethridge@canyonpet.com.

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Dr. Jen Sullivan

flagstaff, az veterinarianDr. Sullivan has helped care for pets at Canyon Pet Hospital since August 2008. A native of North Carolina, Dr. Sullivan attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received her Bachelor's Degree in Biology in 1999. She continued her education at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine and was awarded her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. While in veterinary school, she was named a Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Frontiers in Veterinary Medicine Fellow in 2006. Dr. Sullivan is particularly interested in ophthalmology, cardiology, and animal legislation and public policy.

Dr. Sullivan's home is filled with pets, and she enjoys the companionship of her cats Dirty, Duni, Nigel and Sami, and her two dogs, Marley and Chloe. Outside the hospital, she enjoys mountain biking, cooking, knitting and listening to live music. She also has a number of creative pursuits, including playing the guitar and making jewelry.

Dr. Sullivan can be contacted at: drsullivan@canyonpet.com.

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Dr. Jessica McKenna

veterinarian in flagstaffDr. Jessica McKenna is a Flagstaff native, and is elated to have been afforded the opportunity to practice veterinary medicine in her hometown. While growing up in Flagstaff, she strove to be involved in all things animal-related, and her being a Flagstaff-area veterinarian has been a life-long dream. Dr. McKenna is proud to have joined Canyon Pet Hospital in July of 2011.

After graduating from Coconino High School, Dr. McKenna attended Fort Lewis College for her undergraduate studies. At Fort Lewis College, she received her Bachelor's Degree in General Biology with a minor in Chemistry in 2007. Throughout her undergraduate studies, she also ran competitively for Division II Women's Cross Country. She then received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University in 2011, where she was individually recognized by the American Association of Feline Practitioners for her dedication, knowledge and care for feline patients. Dr. McKenna's professional interests include feline medicine, internal medicine, and animal welfare.

When not caring for the wonderful pets which abound in Flagstaff, Dr. McKenna enjoys running, hiking, and generally just being in the Flagstaff wilderness. She also enjoys reading and spending time with her husband, Kevin, and the newest addition to their family, their son. Her furry family is composed of five rescue animals – two dogs (Basil and Ghost), and three cats (Kaelee, Clover, and Oscar).

Dr. McKenna can be contacted at drmckenna@canyonpet.com.

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Dr. Kim McGill

flagstaff vetsOriginally from Pennsylvania, Dr. McGill joined Canyon Pet Hospital in 2011. She attended St. George's University and was awarded her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. Upon graduation Dr. McGill moved to Arizona and practiced at Kachina Animal Hospital in Dewey, Arizona until moving to Flagstaff. Dr. McGill attended University of Delaware and College of the Atlantic and then worked as a whale researcher for several years. While in Bar Harbor, Maine she found a job working as a veterinary technician and discovered she loved the profession. Dr. McGill returned to school and was awarded her Bachelors of Science at the University of Southern Maine in 2001 prior to embarking to vet school. She loves providing compassionate care for dogs and cats but has a special interest in exotics as they allow her to combine her skills in both medicine and zoology.

Dr. McGill and her husband Bob share their home with many pets—dogs and cats in plenty, as well several exotics—African Spurred Tortoise, Green Iguana, Lovebird, Guinea Pig and freshwater fish. Free time interests include gardening, hiking, disc golf and traveling.

Dr. McGill can be contacted at drmcgill@canyonpet.com.

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Dr. Kevin McKenna

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Dr. Kevin McKenna is proud to call Flagstaff his home, after having spent his life associated with the military and living all over the country. He hopes that he can give back to a community that helped nurture his desire to dedicate his life to helping animals. Dr. McKenna spent three years (2012 - 2015) as an Army Veterinarian and is delighted to have joined the Canyon Pet Hospital team in May, 2015.

Upon graduation from high school in Gaylord, Michigan, Dr. McKenna attended Central Michigan University, where he played soccer for CMU's men's team (club) for two seasons. After three semesters, he felt a different calling and enlisted into the Army. He served as an Army Ranger with 1st Ranger Battalion from 1999 to 2003. It was following this career that he developed his passion for veterinary medicine.

Dr. McKenna chose Northern Arizona University for his undergraduate studies and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology in 2007. It was also here in Flagstaff that he met his wife, Dr. Jessica McKenna.

Following Jessica to Fort Collins, Colorado, Dr. McKenna attended Colorado State University, where re received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. His professional interests include emergency medicine, surgery and greyhounds!

After four years of living apart, Dr. McKenna's free time is largely dedicated to his family, Jessica and their son, Finnegan. With two dogs and three cats, they have a full house of furry family members. On the rare occasion that boredom should set in, Dr. McKenna loves soccer, running, hiking, reading and just being out in the beautiful Flagstaff countryside.

Dr. McKenna can be contacted at drkevinmckenna@canyonpet.com.

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Dr. Amanda Amstutz

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A native of Oregon, Dr. Amstutz's love of animals brought her to Canyon Pet in May of 2016. She is excited and honored to become a part of the Flagstaff community and care for its pets and people.

Dr. Amstutz received an Honors Bachelor of Science in Zoology from Oregon State University in 2009. She is part of the inaugural class of the Utah State University School of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in May 2016 as a member of the Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society. During veterinary school Dr. Amstutz was active in cardiology research and pursued additional training in physical therapy and orthopedics. She also enjoys dermatology and preventative care.

In her free time Dr. Amstutz enjoys hiking and backpacking with her husband. She is currently working towards obtaining a private pilot license to better explore the beautiful state of Arizona. She and her husband share their home with a rambunctious black kitten named Sir Nox.

You can contact Dr. Amstutz at dramstutz@canyonpet.com.

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Dr. Cameron Folkers

Cameron FolkerDr. Cameron Folkers was born in Newport Beach California and later went to High school in Lake Havasu City, Arizona where his family owns vacation rentals. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Arizona State University in 2009. Throughout his undergraduate degree he worked part-time as a veterinary technician at animal hospitals and on weekends volunteered his time at the Phoenix Zoo as an educator. Dr. Folkers was awarded his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University in 2017 after completing his clinical rotations at Colorado State University.

Having a father who was a veterinarian Dr. Folkers has always had a passion for the profession. Growing up in an animal hospital he was destined for a career focused on helping animals. Dr. Folkers understands that pets are considered members of the family and is a strong advocate of the Human-Animal Bond. His areas of special interest are small animal emergency, oncology, ophthalmology, surgery and equine medicine.

In his free time Dr. Folkers enjoys most things outdoors from hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, snowboarding, boating and playing the guitar. He is an avid scuba diver and has received his PADI Divemaster certification; which allows him to lead dive groups and help teach new divers. His only pet at the moment is Guinness, an off-the-track Thoroughbred horse that he will assure you is more than enough pet. His goal is to ride him as a jumper and dressage horse.

Dr. Folkers can be contacted at drfolkers@canyonpet.com.