Our Doctors


Trish Miller, DVM

Dr. Trish Miller is the current owner and medical director of Berthoud Animal Hospital.  She attended college at Midland Lutheran College, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1990.  She practiced small animal medicine in the Chicago area prior to moving to Colorado in 1995.  In 2012 she fulfilled one of her life-long dreams of owning a practice and became the proud owner of Berthoud Animal Hospital.  Dr. Miller enjoys all aspects of general practice and has a particular interest in dentistry.

 Dr. Miller and her family have been residents of Berthoud since 2002.  She has been married to her husband Ross since 1989.  They have 3 wonderful daughters, Rachel, Alizae and Bella, who all attend school in the Berthoud School and Thompson School Districts.  They have 2 labradors, 2 cats, and a guinea pig to round out their family.  Dr. Miller enjoys spending her free time with her family camping, skiing, boating and watching football.  She also is a very passionate and avid Denver Bronco fan. 

Sarah Stafford, DVM

Dr. Sarah Stafford lived most of her life in Minnesota before moving out to Colorado in 2014. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in wildlife and conservation biology, before pursuing her doctorate of veterinary medicine from the University of Minnesota. She also completed a rigorous year-long internship at Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital, before joining the team at Berthoud Animal Hospital.

Sarah shares her home with her active rescue dog, Hank, and an elderly kitty, Libby. She enjoys many of the activities that the Colorado outdoors offers, including downhill and cross country skiing, hiking, and fly fishing. Her other hobbies include cooking, gardening, knitting, and traveling.   


Henry Eberhardt, DVM

Having practiced in the Seattle region for 15 years prior to moving to Colorado, Dr. Eberhardt has been at Berthoud Animal Hospital for 3 years. He states that his “favorite part of the profession is when I can actually make a difference in someone's life.  I don't care if its the critter, the owner, the staff, or the other doctors.  As long as I made a difference.”

Henry loves all part of veterinary medicine but especially enjoys surgery.

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Desiree Shasa, DVM, MS

Dr. Desiree Shasa was born and raised in New Jersey, where she began her journey to veterinary medicine, She obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science at Rutgers University in 2009 and made the trek cross country to pursue and complete a Master's Degree in Animal Science and Reproductive Biology at the University of Wyoming in 2012. Dr. Shasa continued to pursue her dream of becoming a veterinarian and graduated from Colorado State University in 2018. 

"I love veterinarian medicine because it is a diverse profession and every day presents a unique opportunity to see something new. I thoroughly enjoy client interaction and education, as well as the challenges each day brings".

She currently lives with her puppy, Timber. Outside of the profession, she enjoys snowboarding, staying active, camping, and hiking- overall taking advantage of what Colorado has to offer!