Veterinarians

Dr. Joseph Coli

Joseph M. Coli DVM
President

Dr. Joe Coli is a native of Verdi, Nevada. He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University. He currently resides in Washoe Valley with his wife, Jody, and their two children, Kristina and Steven. He is an active member of the Reno Rodeo Association and a past president of the Nevada Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Coli was named the 2013 Zoetis Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Veterinarian of the Year. His personal hobbies include archery, hunting, karate, and horse packing.








Dr. Steve Damonte

Stephen C. Damonte DVM
Vice President

Dr. Steve Damonte is a native of Reno, Nevada. He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University. He currently resides in Reno with his wife Angie and daughter Jenna. He is a volunteer with the Reno Rodeo Association and past president of the Nevada Veterinary Medical Association and Washoe County Farm Bureau. Dr. Damonte is currently on the Nevada State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. His personal hobbies include hunting, fishing, camping, running and skiing.









Dr. Shane Miller

Shane M. Miller DVM Dipl. ACVS 
Board Certified Equine Surgeon  

Dr. Shane Miller is a native of Minden, NV. He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University. Following a year long internship at Littleton Large Animal Hospital Equine Clinic, Dr. Miller completed his equine surgery residency at University of California-Davis. He subsequently returned to Littleton Large Animal Clinic Equine Hospital. Dr. Miller became board certified in equine surgery from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. While at Littleton Equine Medical Center, Dr. Miller served as CEO and Chief of Surgery. Dr. Miller lives in Gardnerville with his wife Kristin and their three children Peyton, Camden, and Landin. Dr. Miller's professional interests lie in soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries with an emphasis in arthroscopy, laparoscopy and fracture repair. He also has a clinical interest in lameness and prepurchase exams. He has written articles in Veterinary Surgery Journal, Equine Veterinary Journal, Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association and many lay journals. Dr. Miller has also presented numerous surgical and lameness topics both nationally and internationally. His hobbies include cycling, triathlons, and golfing.



Dr. Betsy Lau

Elisabeth M. Lau DVM 
Associate

Dr. Betsy Lau is a native of North Little Rock, Arkansas. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University. She completed her internship at Comstock Equine Hospital and stayed on as an associate veterinarian. Her professional interests include dentistry, small ruminants, and reproduction. She is a member of the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners. She is also a board member of the Nevada Goat Producers Association and a control judge with the American Endurance Ride Conference.  Dr. Lau resides in Reno with her husband Erik and daughter Hazel on their mini urban farm. Her hobbies include cooking, hiking and snowshoeing, and watching Razorback football and basketball.







Dr. Ty Blanche

Ty C. Marshall-Blanche DVM
Associate  

Dr. Ty C. Marshall-Blanche is a native of Ridgecrest, California. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Western University College of Veterinary Medicine. She did a year long equine  medicine and surgery at Comstock Equine Hospital.  Her professional interests include internal medicine, dentistry, wound management, and small ruminant medicine. In her free time, Dr. Blanche is an avid movie watcher and enjoys playing volleyball, gardening, and spending her down time with her cat Jasper.








Dr. Molly Lesser

Molly Lesser DVM
Associate

Dr. Molly Lesser is a native of Half Moon Bay, California and grew up as a rodeo kid competing in roping through college. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine.  She completed a year long equine medicine and surgery internship at McKinlay & Peters Equine Hospital in Tacoma, Washington. Dr. Lesser's professional interests include lameness, imaging,  and internal medicine. In her free time, Dr. Lesser runs ultras, competes in triathlons and hikes with her Sheltie Roxy. Welcome Dr. Lesser!!









Dr. Elizabeth Hanrahan

Elizabeth L. Hanrahan DVM
Associate

Dr. Elizabeth Hanrahan is a native of Laguna Hills, California. She received from her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Minnesota School of Veterinary Medicine.  She completed a year long equine medicine and surgery internship at Anoka Equine Veterinary Services in Elk River, Minnesota. Dr. Hanrahan's professional interests are general practice, internal medicine, lameness and dentistry. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her dog Muir, backpacking, cooking, reading and trying new restaurants and breweries.  Welcome Dr. Hanrahan!!









Dr. Josie Walker

Josie L. Walker DVM
Equine Medicine and Surgery Intern

Dr. Josie Walker is a native of Bonanza, Oregon. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She joins us for a year long equine medicine and surgery internship. Her professional interests include internal medicine, neonatology, and ruminant medicine. In her free time, Dr. Walker enjoys riding, hiking, hunting, fishing, and being in the great outdoors. Dr. Walker is moving to Reno with her husband Nolan and their two shepherd mixes Bear and Boomer. Welcome Dr. Walker!!






Consulting Veterinarians

Dr. Russ Sakai

 R. Russell Sakai DVM Dipl. ACVS
Boarded Equine Surgeon














Nevada Veterinary Cardiology

Stacy L. Hosking DVM Dipl. ACVIM Cardiology




Eye Care for AnimalsKirsten Steele VMD Dipl. ACVO