Article Editor

Douglas Davies, DVM

Dr. Davies was born and raised on a cattle ranch in eastern Colorado. He went to CSU and received a degree in Microbiology. Before attending Veterinary school, he worked with Dr. Wingert at Broadview Animal Clinic. After Veterinary school, he came back to Broadview for ten years then later moved to Bay City, Michigan. He spent another nine years in Michigan practicing medicine. After leaving Bay City, he returned to Denver and has been back at Broadview since June of 2005 and we couldn't be happier. At home, Dr. Davies enjoys his three dogs and a cat.


Colorado State University 

Barbara Caldwell, DVM

Dr. Barbara Caldwell joined Broadview Animal Clinic in early 2013 and has been a wonderful addition. She was born in Glen Burnie, Maryland and spent much of her childhood involved in 4-H fostering her love of animals. She knew she wanted to be a veterinarian before she could say, "veterinarian".

Dr. Caldwell attended undergrad at Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos Texas, continuing with her graduate studies at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. She graduated in 2001 and moved to Colorado to do an internship where she has been practicing small animal medicine ever since.

She is married with a beautiful daughter and has 2 four legged kids, Boss a black Labrador and Millie a teacup Chihuahua.

In her free time she enjoys reading, spending time with her family and taking in the beautiful outdoors that Colorado has to offer.


Tell folks the university attended and degree earned.

Add some specialties or areas of interest.

Jason Rucker, DVM

Dr. Rucker was born and raised in small town Kansas. He attended Kansas State University receiving a degree in Animal Science before going on to veterinary school. Dr. Rucker received his DVM in 2003 and moved to Colorado with his wife. He has practiced veterinary medicine in the Denver metro area since 2003 doing both small animal medicine and equine field service. Dr. Rucker joined Broadview Animal Clinic in the spring of 2011. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two beautiful daughters, as well as reading, landscaping and skiing when he gets a chance. He has two adorable French Bulldogs, Daisy and Rosie.


Kansas State University

Mitch Zale, DVM

Dr. Zale has lived in Colorado since 1975. He graduated from Evergreen High School and attended Colorado State University. He received a Bachelor in Microbiology and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. He lives in Conifer with wife, Lisa and daughter, Autumn. Dr. Zale is a big Broncos and Avalanche fan and enjoys spending as much time as possibly with his family whether it be indoors or outdoors. He has 5 cats and 3 dogs.


Colorado State University

Eric Hanson, DVM

Dr. Hanson was born and raised in a small town in Wisconsin. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in 2001 and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2005. Dr. Hanson and his wife, Kim, have a daughter, Rylee, son, Bryce and mixed breed dog, Cricket. He enjoys hiking, kayaking and spending time with his family. 


University of Wisconsin-River Falls

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Erin Newport, DVM

Dr. Erin Newport was born and raised in the New Orleans, LA area. Dr. Newport has always had a special connection with animals but did not decide to become a veterinarian and return to college until she was in her late twenties. She completed her undergraduate studies at Northeastern Louisiana University in Monroe, LA and earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in Baton Rouge, LA in 1997. Following graduation Erin moved to Denver where she has practiced veterinary medicine at her own and other animal clinics and worked for the American Animal Hospital Association developing continuing education programs for other veterinarians among other things. Erin is the mother of two teenage boys and guardian of 3 cats and 2 rescue dogs. She and her fiancé, Jeff, enjoy spending time exploring CO while camping in their travel trailer


North Eastern Louisiana University- Monroe

Louisiana State University- Baton Rouge

Tanya Vasquez

Practice Manager

Tanya started with Broadview in May 2017. She comes from a strong HR and Office Management background. She has a love for animals having grown up with cats and dogs her entire life, so working in a veterinary clinic was a dream come true. Tanya and her husband Justin moved to Colorado from Georgia in December of 2015.

Tanya and Justin have two children, Baileigh (3) and DJ (1) and two large dogs Jackson (retriever mix) and Chloe (pit mix). She enjoys spending time outdoors enjoying all that Colorado has to offer.


Practice Manager

B.A. Communications and PR from Florida Gulf Coast University

MPS Human Resources and Employee Relations from Penn State University

Jacque Smiley

Office Manager

Jacque has been with Broadview since 2013 and has been a great addition. She started as a Customer Service Representative at our front desk. Jacque knows how to work efficiently and quickly and gained a wealth of veterinary knowledge to help her get where she is today. She moved into her new role as our Office Manager in August of 2016. She is always willing to assist the customers, her front staff and any other area of the clinic that may need her help.

Jacque and her family have 3 adorable rambunctious dogs at home, two French Bulldogs, Lester and Marty and a Boxer named Lucy. Jacque enjoys life to the fullest, she loves spending time with her family, whether it's relaxing at the lake, being in the pits at a Nascar race or cheering on her team, the Denver Broncos. We couldn't be happier that Jacque has joined our team at Broadview Animal Clinic.

Office Manager