Erie Animal Hospital

720 Austin Avenue, Suite 107
Erie, CO 80516


Erie Animal Hospital Veterinarians
Dr. Towner and her team of doctors have almost 30 years of experience providing compassionate and comprehensive care for your family pets. 


Dr. Sally Towner, CVA (Hospital Owner)

Dr. Towner is a Colorado native who received her Bachelors of Science from Colorado State University and graduated from the University of California, Davis with her DVM in 1991.Dr. Towner has practiced in urban Northern California to a small town in the Midwest before coming home to Colorado. She opened Erie Animal Hospital in a small farmhouse in 2001. She expanded Erie Animal Hospital to our current state-of-the-art facility in 2004. Her interests in veterinary medicine include: alternative medicine, physical rehabilitation, acupuncture, internal medicine, pain management, nutrition and pocket pets.

Dr. Towner is Certified in Veterinary Acupuncture and Canine Medical Massage Therapy. She has completed multiple deep dive courses in Veterinary Acupuncture with Colorado State and the Chi Institute. She is currently completing her certificate in Veterinary Chinese Herbal Medicine.

Dr. Towner lives with her family, six cats, dog and rabbit. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, snowshoeing, gardening and stained glass. 

DVM - University of California, Davis (1991)

B.S. in Animal Science - Colorado State University (1984)

Certification in Veterinary Acupuncture - Colorado State University (2007)
Certification in Canine Medical Message Therapy - Colorado State University (2008)



Dr. Lainey Slayter

Dr. Slayter is originally from California’s Central Valley, she moved to the western slope of Colorado with her family in 2008. She graduated from University of Denver in 2016 and received her DVM from Colorado State University in 2020. Her interests in veterinary medicine include: preventive medicine, dentistry, soft tissue surgery and pet overpopulation.

Dr. Slayter lives in Fort Collins with her boyfriend, two cats (Baymax & Eve) and two dogs (Rowan & Kaia). In her free time, she enjoys pottery, hiking, biking and game nights with friends and family.

DVM - Colorado State University (2020)

B.S. in Natural Sciences, Math - University of Denver (2016)

 We also work with a team of veterinary specialists to provide the optimal care for your pet.