Dr. Hoppe was born in Michigan, but has lived and worked in numerous states over the years and has called Colorado home since 2016. He was awarded his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2003 from Michigan State University. Dr. Hoppe has worked in multiple fields of veterinary medicine including: pathology, integrative medicine, emergency/critical care, and shelter medicine. He also has advanced trailing in holistic and complementary animal health care and is certified in veterinary acupuncture and human massage therapy and acupressure.
Dr. Hoppe is a recent addition to the Caring Pathways family and is passionate about the opportunity to bring an integrative medical approach to end-of-life care to maximize quality of life for cats and dogs and to be a part of the special process of offering comfort and guidance to families as they say goodbye to their animal friends.
When not working with pets, Dr. Hoppe spends his time coaching youth ice hockey, playing ice hockey and inline hockey, hiking, golfing, and snowshoeing. He also enjoys exploring the outdoors, finding live music, camping, fostering pets, and managing a house full of many different types of pets.