Dr. Dean J. Taylor, D.V.M.

Dr Dean Taylor is a 1991 graduate of Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine.  He began his career working in a mixed animal practice in Evanston Wyoming, where he expanded that practice to include some work at the Wyoming Downs race track.  Shortly thereafter he met his wife Denise and returned home to Utah.

In 1995 he established Aspen Grove Veterinary Clinic and began developing the practice that he envisioned.  He has established a successful practice that draws strength from his ability to communicate with and involve the clients in the care of their horses.  The practice is now limited to just equine work.

Dr Taylor and his wife, Denise, are the proud parents of two wonderful children, Camille and Kyle.  Their family enjoys water skiing, skiing and of course, horses.  As a family they enjoy riding in the mountains and packing into the wilderness areas of Utah and Wyoming.  Denise also is an accomplished barrel racer where she enjoys competing and training.

Dr Taylor enjoys the challenges of veterinary medicine as well as the interaction that he gets with his clients.  He appreciates his client's support and enjoys getting acquainted with their diversified interests.


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Dr.Ben Crosland D.V.M.

Dr Ben Crosland was born and raised in Utah. He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University in 2011. After graduating from WSU, he did a one year internship at Oakridge Equine hospital in Oklahoma, a referral practice specializing in sports medicine and surgery. The following year Dr. Crosland continued his training doing a fellowhip at the Oregon State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital. 

Prior to coming to Utah, he spent four years working for Mission Equine, a private practice in sunny southern California. While there he worked primarily on english performance horses.

Dr Crosland enjoys all aspects of veterinary practice, but is passionate about sports medicine. 

He and his wife Carrie are happy to be home in Utah with family close by. They look forward to setting down roots in the intermountain west with their three children.

Some of his hobbies include:riding, team roping and fly fishing. Also fly fishing! And did we mention fly fishing?