Aleta is a native of Colorado, born and raised in Montrose. She moved to Grand Junction over 10 years ago to work at St. Mary's Hospital. Although her background is in human medicine, specifically cardiac, it was always her dream to work in veterinary medicine. She has been working with animals for 2 years. When not taking care of pets, Aleta enjoys water sports, fishing, camping and hiking with her family. She also enjoys spending time with her wide variety of pets ranging from dogs, cats and other small animals to goats, pigs and wallabies.