Julie is a graduate of Colorado College. She received her veterinary degree from University of California at Davis. After graduating from veterinary school, Julie moved to Eagle and opened Casle Peak Veterinary Service in 1986. While she has extensive experience in all aspects of general veterinary medicine, her primary areas of interest are in internal medicine and soft tissue surgery.
Julie is devoted athlete, who enjoys playing and coaching hockey, telemark skiing and horseback riding. She is also a black-belt in karate and is active in her local dojo. She lives in Eagle with her husband, two sons and numerous pets.
Dr. Julie Hunter-Alt
Denny Simonton, DVM
After graduating from Battle Mountain High School, Denny attended Colorado State University to complete his undergraduate and veterinary degrees. After practicing both large and small animal medicine in Eagle, Idaho and Parker, Colorado, Denny returned to the Eagle Valley. He joined Dr. Hunter-Alt as a partner and co-owner at Castle Peak Veterinary Service in 1989. His medical interests include internal medicine, soft-tissue surgery, orthopedics- including surgical repair of anterior cruciate ligament injuries- and cancer chemotherapy. He is a member of the Veterinary Cancer Society.
Denny enjoys fishing, telemark skiing, golf and hiking with his family. He lives in Eagle with his wife and three sons, two cats and two dogs.
Dr. Denny Simonton
Steve Conlin, DVM
Steve attended the University of Montana and received his veterinary degree at Colorado State University. He joined Castle Peak Veterinary Service in 1994. Steve’s medical interests include internal medicine, soft-tissue surgery and orthopedics, including surgical repair of anterior cruciate ligament injuries. He also has a special interest in the care of hunting dogs. He coordinates the Chronic Wasting Disease testing program for deer and elk at Castle Peak, which is the only approved testing center in Eagle County.
On weekends, Steve can be found mountain biking, telemark skiing and kayaking. He and his family live in Eagle.
Dr. Steven Conlin
Jennifer Wells, DVM
Dr. Jennifer Wells was born and raised in Boca Raton, Florida. She attended Florida State University on a 4 year volleyball scholarship. After graduating in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science degree, she attended the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, receiving her DVM degree in 1995. For the past 18 years, Dr. Wells has practiced small animal medicine in Palatka, Florida.
Her medical interests include general medicine, soft tissue surgery, and dermatology. It had been a dream of hers to move to Colorado to enjoy what the mountains have to offer. In her down time, she enjoys skiing, hiking, golf, and fishing. Jennifer and her husband Bobby have two dogs, Hydro and Splash.
Dr. Jennifer Wells
The Front Desk Debra, Coral, Teresa & Marie are the smiling faces ready to help you up front.
Technical and Nursing Staff Christine, Briana, Jessi, Sarah, Kelly & Luis are always ready to answer your questions, help the doctors, and provide compassionate and competent nursing care for your pets. Boarding Staff Alice and Lidia take care of your critters when they board with us. Hospital Manager Marie manages the clinics and can be seen working all over the hospital.