Scott Z. Dolginow DVM

Scott was born and raised in Kansas City, KS. He went to upstate NY for his undergraduate study at Colgate University, then went back to the Midwest and attended Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 1985.  After graduating he then went on to Washington, DC for a rotating internship at Friendship Hospital for Animals. After completing his internship, Scott continued at Friendship Hospital for 2 years. One year as Director of Emergency Medicine and the next year concentrating on general surgery.

Scott moved to Aspen in 1988 and joined Aspen Animal Hospital as a staff Veterinarian.  Within 3 years Scott purchased Aspen Animal Hospital and has overseen the hospital and growth to now 4 Veterinarians, Certified Veterinary Technicians rounded out by Receptionists.

In an effort to enhance the quality of care for animals in the Roaring Fork Valley, Scott opened Valley Emergency Pet Care in 2005 to bring quality of care for animals after hours and on weekends.  Scott has always had a vision of bringing specialists to the Roaring Fork Valley with Cardiology, Ophthalmology and Orthopedics. In 2014 Scott saw an opportunity to provide quality care to small animals in Moab, Utah and opened Mill Creek Animal Hospital. His commitment to the people and animals continues with quality medicine combined with care and compassion.

Aside from running 2 veterinary hospitals, Scott and his wife, Patsy, enjoy biking, hiking, backpacking, telemarking and spending time in the desert.  He also serves on the board of the Friends of the Aspen Animal Shelter. He is active in spay and neuter programs in the Navajo Nation and Southern Baja, Mexico. Scott and Patsy provide a loving home for rescue dogs from Mexico, the Navajo Nation and Texas.