Charles L. Starr III (born May 3, 1953) is an American veterinarian specializing in treating farm animals, domestic pets, and rescued wildlife. The full-service veterinary clinic in Denver, Colorado provides preventative care as well as emergency and surgical services for dogs, cats, reptiles, and farms animals. The clinic also offers kennel boarding and grooming.
Born in Dove Creek, Colorado and raised in rural Wisconsin, Charles L. Starr III experienced the unique relationship between people and their animals at a very young age. Having worked on the family farm, Charles L. Starr III quickly learned to care for animals and to respect them for contributing to his family’s livelihood. His daily chores included milking cows, collecting eggs, and brushing horses.
Charles L. Starr III is a graduate of Texas A&M University where he earned a doctoral degree in Veterinary Medicine. It was during this time that he met his wife Lynda. The couple has three children and currently resides in Denver, Colorado with their three dogs Slim, Gunner, and Lady.
When not working or playing with his dogs, Charles L. Starr III donates his time to many worthy causes. Dear to his heart are the various non-profit animal rescue organizations which also motivate him to foster several rescue animals throughout the year. In his spare time, Charles L. Starr III and his wife like to travel in their RV.
Following high school graduation, Charles L. Starr III received an undergraduate degree in Animal Science. He went on to obtain a doctoral degree in Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University. After graduation, Charles L. Starr III and his wife Lynda moved to Colorado to start their new life together.
Today, Charles L. Starr III runs a veterinary clinic in Denver, Colorado with the assistance of his daughter, Erin. Besides preventative, emergency, and surgical care, the clinic also offers grooming and boarding. An animal behavior specialist is also available on call.
Charles L. Starr III discovered his love for animals at a very young age when he helped out on the family farm. It was there that he learned to understand and to value all animals. His background with large farm animals makes Charles L. Starr III the only veterinarian in his vicinity to provide emergency care for cattle, horses and other sizeable animals off-site. His practice consists of six veterinary technicians, as well as three groomers and several kennel assistants. Charles L. Starr III and his staff treat dogs, cats, farm animals, and rescued wildlife. Charles L. Starr III is one a few veterinarians with a fully operational mobile van which allows him to make house calls for animals that are too large to transport or too ill to travel.
In his spare time, Charles L. Starr III is involved in his community by donating time to various animal rescue organizations. He has micro-chipped hundreds of adopted pets without charging the owners a cent. Over the years, Charles L. Starr III has also fostered many rescue animals.
Charles L. Starr III and his wife reside in Colorado. They are the proud parents of three children and owners of three dogs.