Welcome to Brooklyn Veterinary Clinic
Your Veterinarian in Castle Rock, CO 
Call us at 303-688-9352

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If you live in Castle Rock or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Brooklyn Veterinary Clinic is a full-service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. We have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our veterinarians.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to care for your pets in the best way possible. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 303-688-9352 or contact us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our office is very easy to get to - just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for Castle Rock pet owners.

At Brooklyn Veterinary Clinic, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

 Brooklyn Veterinary Clinic

1320 Virtuoso Loop
Castle Rock, CO 80109

Compassionate Care at its Best!

(303) 688-9352

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Meet the Doctors

Learn Who We Are!

  • Dr.
    Deborah Patterson, DVM, MS
    Veterinarian and Owner

    Dr. Deb started Brooklyn Veterinary Clinic in May 2006.  She was inspired by her love of animals and the desire to practice in her home community.  Dr. Patterson received her doctor of veterinary medicine degree in 2000 at Colorado State University. She previously received a B.S. and M.S. from the University of Wyoming.

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  • Dr.
    Kathy Gaughan DVM, DABVP

    Dr. Kathy joined Brooklyn Veterinary Clinic full time in March 2013.  She was raised on a farm and ranch in the Flinthills of Kansas and received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Kansas State University in 1992.

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  • Dr.
    Jenni Woods, DVM

    Dr Jenni is currently on a leave of absence to be home with her family. 

    Dr. Jenni started with Brooklyn in late 2014.  A Nebraska native, Dr. Jenni received her B.S. in Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, followed by her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Western University of Health Sciences.

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  • Dr.
    Sarah Olson, DVM

    Dr. Sarah joined Brooklyn Vet in May 2017. A Minnesota native, Dr. Sarah graduated from the University of Minnesota Veterinary School in 2009 and moved to Colorado shortly after graduating in search of job prospects… and warmer weather.

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  • Dr.
    W. Preston Stubbs, DVM, DACVS

    Dr. W. Preston Stubbs is a native of western New York and grew up in northern Virginia. He is a 1990 graduate of the Virginia- Maryland Regional College of Veterinary
    Medicine and received his internship training at Cornell University. He completed a residency in small animal surgery at the University of Florida in 1994.

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  • Dr.
    Alex Valdés, DVM, DACVR

    Dr. Alex Valdés is a class of 2000 veterinary graduate from the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León in Monterrey, Mexico. Several years of general practice, both in private referral hospitals and academia preceded a 3 year specialty training in veterinary radiology at the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated and became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 2008.

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  • Dr.
    Geri Lake-Bakaar, DVM, ACVIM (Cardiology)

    Dr. Geri Lake-Bakaar graduated from Harvard University in 2003 (BA), Cornell University in 2007, and University of California, Davis (DACVIM, Cardiology) in 2013.  Between veterinary school and her residency she also completed a rotating internship at the Animal Medical Center, and a post-doc fellowship at Harvard/MGH.

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Find us on the map!


Brooklyn Veterinary Clinic

Mon - Fri:

8:00 am - 6:00 pm


8:00 am - 12:00 pm



PAWS Pet Resort

Mon - Fri:

7:00 am - 7:00 pm


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Pick-up Only

3:00 pm-5:00 pm (or by appointment)

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  • Put Some Teeth Into Your Pet’s Dental Care

    According to the American Animal Hospital Association, nearly two-thirds of pets suffer from dental problems because their owners do not provide dental care for them. Imagine what would happen to your own teeth if they were never brushed or examined by a dentist. The same thing can happen with your pet’s ...

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Reviews By Our Satisfied Clients!

  • "Dr. Sarah saw both of my dogs this month, for different issues. She is patient, and truly loves the animals she cares for. (My dogs love the cookies!)"
    Mary C.
  • "We love it here! Everyone is so nice and friendly and they truly love my dog :-) highly recommend!"
    Kate L.
  • "Had my dogs 1 year visit today. First time visiting Brooklyn vet. Really great staff all around. Answered all of my questions & I didn’t feel rushed. Very thorough. Have our older dogs visit next week. I’m assuming it will also be great. ? Bonus...it’s a 10 minute walk from my house."
    Trish Y.
  • "Excellent vet clinic! Dr. Jenni was so gentle with our King Charles Spaniel, Bear, and was able to give us very helpful information. He has heart issues and she took amazing care of him. The lobby is very comfortable as well with welcoming staff all around. Strongly recommend this clinic for your loved pets."
    Kevin H.
  • "We're so thankful to find such of an incredible practice! Everyone that we have worked with has been fantastic...Dr. Sarah operated on our Golden and our Newf with expertise and compassion! Dr. Kathy was wonderful with a follow up and Mark, Kaleigh, Kristen, Amy, Sara and Nicole went above and beyond! A huge THANK YOU to your entire staff!"
    Todd T.
  • "Excellent place, I would highly recommend this place!"
    Kristy M.