We are dedicated to providing quality care for your pet or livestock animals. Dr. Mike Ridlen and our staff look forward to serving you and all of your family animals in our great country setting. If you have any questions about our services, please feel free to contact our office.

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    Dr. Mike Ridlen
    Veterinarian

    Dr. Mike Ridlen is the owner and operator of Colorado Valley Veterinary Services. A graduate of Texas A & M College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Ridlen is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Texas Veterinary Medical Association. As a kid, he grew up with a menagerie of animals around his home and found his passion for taking care of all creatures. Dr. Ridlen has treated a wide variety of species from dogs and cats to pocket pets, birds, and livestock animals. His interests include medical care of all species, along with orthopedics, diagnostics, and large and small animal surgery. He believes that the smallest animal he has performed surgery on was a hamster that needed an emergency C-section. When not at work; he enjoys spending time with his family, managing his personal herd, being involved with the local Columbus community, and especially loves working with the Columbus little league. Dr. Mike is also an enthusiastic supporter of the local FFA. Along with his wife, Kathie, he shares his home with their scruffy pup Rocky and Mazzie the cat.

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    Kathie Ridlen
    Practice Manager

    Kathie is Dr. Rilden’s wife and is proud to be part of Colorado Valley Vet Services working alongside him. She graduated from the University of Houston with a BS in Mathematics. After graduating, Kathie taught school for several years. She left teaching to raise their two daughters and then joined Dr. Ridlen at CVVS. Kathie really enjoys her time spent at the hospital interacting with clients and their pets. When she isn’t at the office, Kathie loves spending time with her daughters, reading, and gardening.

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    Bobbie Armstrong
    Clinic Manager

    Bobbie started with us in November of 2012. She graduated from the University of Houston Victoria in May 2013 with degrees in Psychology and Communications. After being a stay at home mom for 14 years, Bobbie brings a warm and caring feel to our office. She's always available for a hug when needed. Bobbie is happily married with two kids. In her downtime, she enjoys family outings, hiking, shooting, camping, church activities, and gardening. Bobbie's pets include her dogs Dixie Cup and Mighty Mouse, her cats Polly, Catsanova and Stormy and their bottle raised a calf, 74.

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    Dawn Marroquin
    Customer Service Specialist

    Dawn loves the veterinary industry and has been working with owners and their pets for over 10 years. She moved out of the big city of Houston and is enjoying the country life in Colorado County. When she isn’t at the office she loves spending her free time with her grandkids. Dawn also enjoys creating crafty masterpieces for friends and family. Some of her crafty creations include creating custom cups and unique hot cocoa creations. She and her husband share their home with their energetic lab, Justice.

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    Angelica Perez
    Customer Service Specialist

    Angelica joined the CVVS Team in 2020 and loves being a part of the CVVS family. Working at CVVS gives her the opportunity to love on the animals as well as get to know the pet parents who bring them in. When you walk into the clinic you will be met by her friendly upbeat smiling face! Angelica was born in Houston but is thankful that she was raised as a small town girl in Columbus, TX. She stays busy raising her three boys and 3 fur baby daughters – Cookie and Oreo (the dogs), and Sassy (the cat). In her spare times she enjoys spending time outdoors, especially beach days with the family.

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    Samantha Woolman
    Technician

    With love and compassion for animals since she was a child, Samantha joined the CVVS team in 2021. While at Colorado Valley Veterinary Clinic, Sam enjoys the medical and hospitalized cases, performing treatments, and dentistry. On her time off she enjoys spending time with her son, working out, and outdoor activities. She has three fur babies: 2 Rottweilers, Chief and Kari, and 1 cat, Tsuki.

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    Gracie Hernandez
    Technician

    Gracie is a fun and upbeat part of the CVVS team. One of the things she enjoys most about working at CVVS is the variety of animals with which she gets to work. When she isn’t playing with puppies or wrangling cattle at the clinic; Gracie loves to spend time working with and caring for her horses. She also travels the rodeo circuit competing as a barrel racer. At home, she spends time with her horses Lil Red and Maria, her dog Pippa, and her bird Pretty Girl.

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Columbus Office

Monday

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Thursday

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Columbus Office

Monday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

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