Jim and staff are the best. Always a pleasure to see them. (My cats may not agree, however:)- Molly S.

The BEST veterinary office in town! Kind hearts and hands <3 They've taken care of my little family of 2 cats, 1 dog for almost 4 years. I wouldn't take them anywhere else!- Aubrey M


Our Staff


James Harrington D.V.M

Dr. Harrington grew up in the greater Kansas City area and is still reluctant to become a Bronco fan. He obtained his under graduate degree from Kansas State University in Animal Science and Industry in 1980. After working for Farmland Industries for two years he applied to the veterinary professional curriculum and graduated from KSU College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. Upon graduation  Dr. Harrington worked in a mixed animal hospital in Las Cruces, NM for 6 years. In 1994 he moved to Grand Junction to practice in another mixed animal hospital before opening Footprints Animal Hospital in 2001.

Dr. Harrington lives in Glade Park with his twins. On Dr. Harrington's time off  he spends it with his animal family of 3 dogs, 2 cats, 1 iguana, 2 ornamental pheasants, and one pig named Lil. He also enjoys camping, hiking and construction projects.






Kaycee Catlin

Kaycee has worked for Footprints since coming to us in 2007. She graduated from Fruita Monument High School in 2007. After working for a local equine practitioner, Kaycee discovered her passion while beginning her career at Footprints and has never looked back. She spends her time off with her horses, cows, dogs, cats, pigs and her kids, Brock, Liam and Braelyn.

Kim Farley

Kim joined our staff Jan. 2014 after moving here from Utah. Kim has been involved in helping animals all her life. The last several years she ran the animal shleter in Roosevelt Utah adopting out numerous animals to loving homes. While working full time at Footprints, she still finds time to help out on the weekends with the adoptions at Petsmart. Kim has a loving heart for animals and she definetly shows this with all the work she puts into keeping them healthy and in great homes. 

Arielle Alstatt

Arielle started in the animal industry as an Animal Control Officer in 2008. She decided she wanted to change more to the private animal sector, and became a certified Vet Assistant.


Sarah Ryan


Sarah has been in the grand valley since 2006. After graduating FMHS she began working at another practice in the valley before joining our staff in 2016. When Sara is not working she is at home with her other half Jeff and fur babies Cletus, Cleo and Dot.








Mikaela Higginson

Mikaela completed here internship with our clinic for her assisting degree in November 2017. She joined our practice full time shortly after after excelling in the program. Mikaela spends her time off with her dog Bear, and her family.