Ark Valley Animal Hospital

Ark Valley Animal Hospital caters to four-legged friends like no one else. When you trust their health to us, we treat them like our family.

We've built our reputation on providing the most extensive list of services available. Whether it's a routine surgical procedure, full health exam with vaccines or just a toe nail trimming, no detail is overlooked.

Book your appointment with us today!! 

Once we receive your request, we will contact you to set up a date and time for your appointment.We will make every effort to contact you within the same or next business day from when you send the request to us. If you have not been contacted within 24 hours, please feel free to contact us by phone to make an appointment. 

*This is not for an emergency appointment; if you have a true emergency please call us at 719-383-2824
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  • Mon-Wed: 8:00am - 5:30pm
  • Thu: Closed
  • Fri: 8:00am - 5:30pm
  • Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • Tracy L. Taullie, DVM

    Tracy L. Taullie, DVM


    Dr. Taullie graduated from Colorado State University in 1995. She worked nights at a large 24 hour hospital in Omaha, Nebraska for a year and a half before returning to Colorado. She worked in Denver, Colorado for another year and a half. She came to the Arkansas Valley in 1998 with her husband Darrin. She worked for Colorado Vet Clinic for five years before opening Ark Valley Animal Hospital. She now lives in La Junta with her husband and two beautiful little girls. She designed and had this beautiful new hospital built in 2005 and she continues to grow and practice high quality small animal  medicine at Ark Valley Animal Hospital.
  • Cassie Walker

    Veterinary Technician
  • Donna Huff

    Office Manager
  • Crystal Baca


    Crystal has been apart of the AVAH team since June 2016. She graduated in December of 2009 and began working as a Receptionist/Secretary. She now has multiple years of customer service skills and enjoys being able to interact with and help her clients with anything possible. Crystal is a mother of two and spends the majority of her off time with her family and their pet Zeyara :) 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
  • Amy Lynn Crank

    Veterinary Technician 

    Amy Lynn graduated with honors as a Phi Theta Kappa from Otero Junior College with an Associates of Science Degree in Biology and Education in 2015. She has multiple years of customer service and enjoys working with the clients and their pets. Amy Lynn is continuing her education with Penn Foster with a goal of becoming a certified veterinarian technician and looks forward to a long career with Ark Valley Animal Hospital. Outside the clinic, Amy Lynn keeps busy with her family, dog, two cats and her creativity of crochet and knitting. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
  • Toni Cox

    Kennel Staff/Vet Tech Assistant

    Toni has been with us since 2006. She is the kennel staff supervisor and assists Dr. Taullie and the vet techs when needed! Toni has been married to her husband Brent for almost 25 years and has one daughter, Danica. Toni enjoys gardening, reading and of course spending most of her off time with her mini menagerie which include three dogs, six parakeets, seven pygmy goats, four chickens, one draft horse, one miniature donkey and one pot bellied pig! Toni is very dedicated and caring and that's what we love to see in our employees. (:
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2006
  • Terri Martinez

    Kennel Staff

    Terri has been with Ark Valley Animal Hospital for ten years.. She is happily married and has one son and one granddaughter whom she loves and enjoys dearly. Most of Terri's free time is spent with her granddaughter and caring for her pets. Terri "loves working with the animals and all the staff at AVAH." Her smile is sure to brighten anyone's day! :) 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2007
  • Cody Dell

    Kennel Staff/Vet Tech Assistant

    Cody has been apart of the AVAH team for almost a year. He is a local from Arkansas Valley and spends most of his time helping out good folks and enjoying our local environment! Cody also enjoys working and interacting with all the animals that come through the clinic and is proud that he is able to help assist the clients and patients.
    Years in Practice:
    Oct 16, 2017