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Veterinarians

Mischa Fincher, DVM, cVMA
Hospital Co-Owner

Mischa was born and raised in the small mountain town of Gunnison, CO. A true native! She has wanted to be a veterinarian since the tender age of 3. Mischa received both her undergraduate and DVM degrees from Colorado State University, 1995 and 2000 respectively. She has a deep passion for her patients and professionally enjoys cancer treatments, internal medicine, physical medicine focusing on pain management, nutritional therapy, and surgery.

Mischa is a certified medical acupuncturist for pets and loves to offer integrative treatment options including acupuncture, therapeutic laser, massage, and nutritional therapy. She has been training other veterinarians in veterinary acupuncture since 2007.
In her spare time, Mischa absolutely thrives in the outdoors! Whether it be running, hiking, biking, boating, snowboarding or relaxing on a tropical vacation. She enjoys watching movies with her family and working on her home and gardens.

Mischa desires to bring a welcoming atmosphere to Orchard Veterinary Medical Center, Inc. through compassionate care and community service. She is so very grateful to all the family, friends, clients, and patients throughout the years!

Katrina (Katie) Knepler, DVM
Hospital Co-Owner

Dr. Knepler was born in Illinois and attended the University of Illinois for her undergraduate and doctorate program.  She was allowed early entrance into the veterinary program before completing her undergraduate work and had the unique opportunity to obtain both a bachelor degree and doctorate in veterinary medicine.

She and her husband moved to Colorado after graduation where she worked with large and small animals.  Dr. Knepler elected to focus solely on small animals and exotics, and has practiced in the Denver Metro area since 2005 before entering into practice ownership.  Her areas of interest are surgery, exotic medicine and surgery, ultrasound, and advanced dentistry.

Since moving to Colorado in 2002, Katie has added 2 children, 3 dogs, and a cat to her family.  She enjoys golfing with her husband, camping, skiing, running and gardening, when she isn’t chasing after her kids (2 legged or four!) They enjoy going to baseball games and spending time outdoors as a family.


Our Staff

Tiffinie Hoff, Certified Veterinary Technician

Tiffinie is a Colorado native, who graduated from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in 2007.  Prior to pursuing her passion and love of animals she coached gymnastics for 20 years. She lives with her husband, 3 fun filled children, 3 dogs and 2 cats!! During her free time Tiffinie enjoys jet skiing, motorcycle rides and most of all laughter with her friends and family.

Rebecca Kane, Certified Veterinary Technician