Dr. Eric Olson

Dr. Eric Olson knew Veterinary medicine was for him when he started working with animals when he was 17 and never looked back. He attended the University of Glasgow of James Herriot fame for his Veterinary Degree. After graduation, he worked in Oregon and Herriman before purchasing A Gentle Vet. When not spending time with his family he enjoys fishing, home improvement projects and all the wonderful family-oriented activities available in Utah. He has a mammoth-sized cat named Hank. He loves helping families stay happy and healthy at A Gentle Vet.

Dr. Erin Olson

Dr. Erin Olson received her Ph.D in Medicine and Therapeutics from the University of Glasgow in 2014. She then went into academia and taught for multiple years. She has recently transferred over into the clinical setting and is now the Office Manager. She has enjoyed the transition and looks forward to new challenges as she adapts from human medicine to animal medicine. She loves spending time with her family and enjoys escaping into nature and amusement parks. When life isn’t sending new adventures her way, she loves to hide in a chair with a good book.

Dr. Melissa Vetter

My parents say my career in veterinary medicine started when I was a small child, as I was always trying to help sick or injured animals – baby birds that had fallen out of the nest, a frog that lost part of its leg, raising baby bunnies that had lost their mother. My childhood desire to care for animals and to be their advocate grew into a passion that led me to pursue a career as a veterinarian. After I graduated from The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in Philadelphia, I practiced in Baltimore, MD for a brief time. Having spent my whole life on the east coast, I was ready for a change, and headed west to Salt Lake City to begin a new adventure. When I am not at the clinic, my husband and I enjoy the natural beauty of Utah as much as possible by hiking and camping. Our lab Pacer joins us on many outings, and our other three fur babies (two cats Sebastian and Norah, and another dog Charlie) love to snuggle when we get home.


Tristen is a lover of Great Danes and always has a smile on her face for all she meets. She enjoys camping and spending time outdoors with her family and her dog Demi. Tristen often spends her off time backing and helping everyone enjoy life a bit more with her delicious desserts.


If Linda is not in the clinic, she is often photographing dogs in ridiculously adorable scenarios. When you come into our clinic, you will find that most of our photographs were taken by this amazingly talented woman. She also enjoys travelling to dog shows where she is often showing her beautifully trained pups.


Harley is a lover of all animals. When she is not in the clinic is she either hiking, fishing, camping or Jeeping around one of Utah’s national parks. She loves the outdoors and her family.


Hailey is an amateur etymologist (lover of bugs) who loves a good adventure outside where she can see them in their natural habitat. She may also be playing Pokémon go while she is out there. Hailey is very artistic and enjoys unwinding crafting one of her many projects.


Lizzie has always known she wanted to work with animals She has spent most of her career working in hospitality prior to joining us and loves helping others. Lizzie has attended JATC at Slick where she spent time studying at their veterinary technician program. Lizzie has two dogs of her own Penny and Nova, as well as two cats Piper and Wylbert. In her free time Lizzie enjoys shooting a round of pool to help relax, going fishing (mostly the ice kind) or attending care shows.


Aileen cannot resist a sweet kitten and loves all things cat. You will often find her in our clinic with a smile on her face and loving whatever walks through our doors.


Alli enjoys spending time out in nature with her dogs. From trees to beaches, Allie loves it all. When you come into the clinic Allie and her sweet pup are often there to greet you with their smiles.


Sarah grew up in Colorado Springs but moved to Utah to attend school at Broadview University. She graduated in 2017 with a degree in veterinary technology and applied science and got married to her husband Austin the same day she graduated college. She enjoys spending time with her daughter, her two Pomeranians, and watching movie marathons with her husband. She’s very artistic, so when she’s not working, she’s usually baking or painting.


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