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Our Veterinarians

Meet the folks who make it all happen. We see big potential in every moment, and care deeply about what we do every day.

Dr. Greg Hayes

Dr. Greg Hayes

Hospital Co-Owner


A native of Golden, CO, Dr. Hayes completed his undergraduate work at Claremont College in Southern California. He received his veterinary degree from Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1975 and joined Arapahoe Animal Hospital as an Associate that same year.

Dr. Hayes became co-owner of the hospital with Dr. Mike Furcolow in 1983 and has co-owned Arapahoe Animal Hospital with Dr. Alan Myers since Dr. Furcolow’s retirement in 1998.

In addition to practicing small animal medicine, Dr. Hayes’ expertise includes birds and exotics, falconry, and the training of domestic and wild animals for films and commercials. He has traveled widely and other special interests include wildlife and movie-making.


Dr. Alan Myers

Dr. Alan Myers

Hospital Co-Owner


Dr. Myers was raised in Prairie Village, KS, near Kansas City. A former Eagle Scout, he had a special affinity with animals from a very young age. He completed his undergraduate studies at Kansas State University and received his veterinary degree from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986.

After completing an Internship at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston, Dr. Myers joined Arapahoe Animal Hospital as an Associate in 1987, specializing in small animal internal medicine and surgery. He became co-owner of the hospital with Dr. Greg Hayes in 1998.

Dr. Myers and his wife, Tracey, live on a small farm (c. 1907) where, in addition to their beloved cats and dog, the barnyard family includes eight goats, two cows (The Jersey Boys), and three donkeys.


Dr. Scott Smith

Dr. Scott Smith

Associate Veterinarian


Born in Tacoma, WA, and raised primarily in the Northeast, Dr. Smith received his undergraduate degree at Auburn University in Auburn, AL. He received his veterinary degree from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995.

An Eagle Scout and an avid outdoor enthusiast, Dr. Smith practiced large and small animal medicine in rural Georgia before moving to Boulder County in 1997. He joined Arapahoe Animal Hospital as an Associate in 2007 to concentrate on small companion animal medicine.

In 2006, Dr. Smith was certified in veterinary acupuncture by Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine.He is especially interested in combining holistic veterinary therapies with traditional veterinary care.


Dr. Robert Cerda

Dr. Robert Cerda

Associate Veterinarian


Born and raised in the central valley of California, Dr. Cerda first moved to Colorado to attend Colorado State University, receiving his Bachelor of Science in Animal Science in 2007. After working in South Africa as a veterinary technician/research biologist on Chacma Baboons, Dr. Cerda came back to Colorado and received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, magna cum laude, from the Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine. While completing his veterinary education, Dr. Cerda also became certified in Veterinary Medical Acupuncture.

After completing an Internship at Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital in Wheat Ridge, CO, he joined Arapahoe Animal Hospital as an Associate Veterinarian in 2016. Dr. Cerda enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, but has a special interest in small animal surgery, internal medicine, and pain management.

In his free time, Dr. Cerda is an avid cyclist and enjoys running with his wife, Jacey, and Australian Shepherd, Missi.


22,005

Pet Visits

19,115

Treats Given

19,166

Mouths Cleaned