Our Story

Located in southwest Colorado at the foot of Wolf Creek Pass, Pagosa  Veterinary Clinic is the oldest continuing practice in Archuleta County.  We are a single doctor practice that performs full service companion  animal medicine and surgery.

Dr. Nannette Wagner-Lockard purchased the practice in 2016. She is the 4th owner and happy to join the Pagosa Springs community.



Nannette Wagner-Lockard D.V.M., M.P.H

Owner & CEO

Nannette Wagner-Lockard D.V.M., MPH purchased Pagosa Veterinary  Clinic in April of 2016. Prior to that she had practiced in Bayfield CO  for 8 years, and has also practiced in Sedona AZ and Laramie WY. Dr.  Lockard received her DVM from Kansas State University, but is a Colorado  native who always wanted to practice in the southwest mountains of  home. Nannette and her husband Fred share their lives with son Sean,  grandson Shane, three dogs ( Tela, Boss and Pebbles), four cats (Prunie,  Pudgie, Chabba and Handsome Bob), three horses (Mojo, Piedra, and  Sunny), and one lonely catfish (Metheusela).  They spend any free time  hiking, horseback riding, camping and gardening.


Ashley Riggs

Veterinary Technician

Ashley began her career at Pagosa  Veterinary Clinic in Oct 2011. She enjoys working to improve the lives  of our clients and patients. She has a special interest in surgical  procedures, particularly abdominal and orthopedic surgeries. Ashley  loves spending time with her family and her rambunctious dogs, Dodger  and Atlas. In her free time, she enjoys playing guitar, camping, paddle  boarding, and learning about astronomy. She came to Pagosa Springs in  2001 after moving here from Cañon City, CO.

Kathy Chapple

Front Office/Receptionist

Kathy came to Pagosa Springs with her husband Scott and their two cats, The Dude and CeCe LaBouf in 2010.  She has lived in many places throughout the United States including Hawaii.  She started with Pagosa Veterinary Clinic in November of 2017 and absolutely loves her job.  Kathy greets all our patients with a warm and friendly smile and a professional attitude.  Her interests are her family, watching the wildlife - outside as well as inside! - camping, sewing, cooking and just being creative.  She looks forward to meeting you and your special pets.

  Email pagosavet@gmail.com

  • Phone 970-264-2148
  • Fax 970-264-5834