Block and Bridle Veterinary Service

Wendy Y. Gaddis, DVM, cVC, cVMA 

Dr. Wendy Gaddis launched Block and Bridle Veterinary Service in 2002. Since its opening,  Dr. Gaddis and Block and Bridle have provided northern Colorado and southern Wyoming residents with quality, compassionate veterinary care. Upon graduation with honors from the prestigious Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Gaddis worked as an equine practitioner in Littleton, Colorado. At the esteemed Colorado Equine Clinic, Dr. Gaddis honed her skills in equine medicine and surgery. It is here that she developed an interest in equine lameness and podiatry.  Dr. Gaddis furthered her veterinary education by completing additional training in animal chiropractic and animal acupuncture; training was completed at the well-known Options for Animals College of Animal Chiropractic and CuraCore Integrative Medicine and Education Center, respectively.  Every year, Dr. Gaddis attends nationally renowned continuing education seminars to remain current in veterinary medical advances and technology.

Dr. Gaddis specializes in equine lameness diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Gaddis frequently incorporates animal chiropractic and animal acupuncture into her treatment of patients.  It is her goal to provide all patients and clients with the highest quality care and utmost compassion.

Since her youth on a ranch in Wyoming, Dr. Gaddis has remained a horse enthusiast. Outside of veterinary medicine, Dr. Gaddis enjoys roping, camping, and traveling.

Qualifications/ Associations

·        Owner & Practitioner, Block and Bridle Veterinary Service

                  2002 – Present


·        Animal Acupuncture


                 CuraCore Integrative Medicine and Education Center- Fort Collins, Colorado


·        Animal Chiropractic


                 Options for Animals College of Animal Chiropractic- Wellsville, Kansas


·        Practitioner, Colorado Equine Clinic

                  2000 – 2001


·        Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

                       1996 - 2000

            Colorado State University- Fort Collins, Colorado



·        Bachelor of Science

            1985 - 1989

            University of Wyoming- Laramie, Wyoming

·        Licensure
            State of Colorado, USDA Accreditation
            State of Wyoming
·        Certification
            Animal Chiropractic- International Veterinary Chiropractic Association (IVCA)
            Certification in Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians 

·        Member, American Association of Equine Practitioners

            1996 – Present
·        Member, American Veterinary Medical Association
            1996 - Present
·        Member, International Veterinary Chiropractic Association
            2017 - Present