D.V.M., C.V.P.P., C.C.R.P., D.A.A.P.M.
Dr. Downing is Hospital Director of The Downing Center for Animal Pain Management, LLC, the first comprehensive pain management practice for pets in Northern Colorado. She was the 2000 Hill's Animal Welfare and Humane Ethics Award winner. In 2001 the World Small Animal Association presented Dr. Downing the Excellence in Veterinary Healthcare Award (Small Animal Veterinarian of the Year), and she was named the Women of Influence in Healthcare by the Northern Colorado Business Report in 2009.
Dr. Downing is a Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner, a certified veterinary acupuncturist, a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner, and is certified in animal chiropractic. She also holds the Diplomate credential in the American Academy of Pain Management. In 2009 Dr. Downing became the first veterinarian to earn the designation Certified Pain Educator from the American Association of Pain Educators.
Dr. Downing has been sharing her passion for facilitating, enhancing, lengthening, and strengthening the Family-Pet-Veterinary Bond with audiences around the world since 1996.