Our Veterinary Care Team
Jay Brekke, DVM
Dr. Jay Brekke has had a dedication to animals from a young age. His experiences loving and helping animals as a child led directly to his passion for veterinary medicine. Dr. Brekke completed his undergraduate degree in 3 years and earned early acceptance to Colorado State’s Veterinary program. Dr. Brekke earned his degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University in 2013. After graduating, Dr. Jay practiced in southern Colorado as an associate veterinarian before starting his own clinic. He is well-read and always striving to improve his veterinary knowledge through research of veterinary medicine advancements to best serve every patient.
Dr. Jay will go that extra mile for each pet to provide the best treatment which may entail collaborating with specialists across the country. He truly believes in the value of the human-animal connection and takes a client-focused approach to treatment. His special interests in veterinary medicine include: Soft tissue surgery, infectious disease and internal medicine.
Dr. Brekke dedicates time to serving organizations and animals in need. He currently provides care to multiple Colorado animal rescues with low cost spay and neutering and veterinary care. Dr. Jay serves on the board of Natures Educators a non-profit wildlife education organization, as well as the board of trustees for the American Veterinary Medical Association LIFE insurance program. When he is not practicing, Dr. Brekke enjoys the outdoors, traveling and spending time with his family. He has owned Labrador Retrievers and a German Short-haired Pointer. Since meeting his wife he now has a special place in his heart for poodles.
Joining Dr. Jay, Practice Manager Gina has been helping humans her whole life. Her knowledge of how your Happiness affects your Health, and her life-long love for animals, has led her to become passionate about the Animal-Human connection. She specializes in helping you understand your pets, and maintain your strong bond with them.
Together, Dr. Jay and Gina Brekke will help you enhance the connection of Health and Happiness between you and your precious animals. Brekke Veterinary Clinic understands how much love and joy pets bring to your life. We look forward to working with you and your pet, so you can enjoy giving back the love they give to you!
Certified Veterinary Technician
Caitlin is an avid animal lover. In 2014 she graduated from CCD with a degree in Veterinary Technology. Being a certified veterinary technician is her dream job. When’s she’s not at work she loves to read, hike, swim and spend time with her husband Ben and son, Lucas. She has a border collie named Oliver and two cats, Autumn and Pumpkin. She loves working at Brekke Vet Clinic.
Certified Veterinary Technician
Lesley was born and raised in Southern Illinois. As a young child she became an “animal magnet”. Lesley attended Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in Colorado and graduated in 2000. She has been caring for animals ever since. Lesley and her husband enjoy challenging themselves by doing Tough Mudder mud runs! They also enjoy spending time with their fury babies that they have rescued over the years. Four dogs and five cats keep them very busy!