Paws 'N Claws Veterinary Clinic

225 N. Lemay Ave., #2
Fort Collins, CO 80524


Our Veterinarians



Dr. Kevin Dale Schramm:  Dr. Kevin Dale Schramm was born and raised in Cedar City, Utah.  He received a B.S. in biology/zoology from Southern Utah University in 1992.  He entered Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1997. He is also a graduate of the CSU Medical Acupuncture Course in 2006. His interests include surgery, dentistry, preventative medicine, and pain control.

During his time at CSU, he met and married one of his classmates, Adrienne. Kevin and Adrienne never left the Fort Collins area. They have been serving clients in the Fort Collins area since 1997. It all started with a mobile practice out of the back of their pickup and it has evolved into Paws 'N Claws.

Kevin enjoys any outdoor activity such as camping, fishing, hunting, and motorsports. He has a son from a previous marriage, and two grandsons.  He and Adrienne have a daughter and three more sons.  Kevin and his family have a pet Ball Python named Reggie, a turtle named Sandy, a Chocolate Lab named Dutch, a Black Lab named Billy, and many fish. They currently reside in Wellington, Colorado.



Dr. Adrienne Schramm:  Dr. Adrienne Schramm was born and raised in the Bay Area, California. During her high school years, Adrienne also attended a nearby college and graduated high school in 1981 with an A.A. degree. Adrienne then attended the University of California at Riverside and graduated in 1983 with a B.A. in music. In 1984, she entered the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, acquiring a Bachelor of Music in voice performance in 1988 and a Master of Music in the same subject in 1990. Adrienne then made a career change and entered Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 1993, receiving her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1997.

Adrienne's hobbies include music, photography, karate and spending as much time as possible with her family.



Dr. Elton West:  We are excited to officially welcome Dr. Elton West back to the Paws N' Claws Veterinary Clinic team! After working at Paws N' Claws for years as a veterinary technician, he is rejoining our team as a Veterinarian. Dr. West is originally from New Mexico, but has called northern Colorado home for the past 13 years. He and his wife, Nicole, have three children. He loves providing care for all animals, but has a special place in his heart for small breed dogs. Dr. West is committed to providing the best care for all of his patients. He is excited to meet you and your pets, so call and schedule an appointment soon!

He enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and camping, hosting neighborhood backyard cookouts, and spending time with his family and friends.  He has two dogs; a St. Bernard mix named Genny, and a Chihuahua named Tony.  

Our Staff


Brynna: Brynna joined the Paws 'N Claws team in June 2015 as a Veterinary Technician and is now in the role of the clinic office manager . Brynna was born and raised in southern Colorado and moved to Fort Collins in 2001 where she attended Colorado State University earning a Bachelor's degree in History. After working in both graphic design and pharmacy she became a stay at home mom to her daughter. In 2015 she decided to re enter the workforce and completed the Front Range Community College's veterinary assisting program.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, camping, watching movies and traveling. Brynna and her family now live in Loveland and have two dachshunds, Molly and Chase and two orange tabby cats, Oliver and Bo.


Jessica: Jessica and her cats have been coming to our practice since 2010, but she officially joined our team in the summer of 2015.  Jessica is from California, but she really enjoys living in Colorado, and she has been here for years. She graduated from CSU in December of 2012 with a Bachelor’s in Zoology.

When Jessica isn’t working she enjoys working out, reading, going to concerts and hanging out with her three cats-Finn, Jasper, and Niles. 

Olivia: Olivia joined the Paws 'N Claws team in March of 2020. Olivia is a Louisiana native but moved to Colorado to be with her boyfriend. She graduated from Baylor University in 2019 with a degree in biochemistry and a minor in biology.

Outside of work Olivia likes to hike, ride horses, read, and play with her pets-Janis, Roxanne, Robin, and Bellatrix.


Sara: Sara started with us in July of 2020 as a Receptionist. Sara has previously worked as a Veterinary Technician but has been at home for the past several years with her 5 kids. She was born and raised in Pennsylvania, however came to Colorado in 2000 to attend CSU for Animal Science. When not at work Sara enjoys watching her kids play soccer, reading and spending time with her rottweiler Maximus.