Founded by Elizabeth Ellis in 2009, Aspen Ridge is one of the most respected veterinary hospitals in Arizona.


Our mission is to provide the best care and service to clients and patients. Our motto, “Quality Pet Care and Client Service at an Exceptional Value” drives us to be the best. We value the relationship, continued trust, and goodwill we establish with our clients. Courtesy, respect, patience, education and understanding with clients and their pets are among our top priorities.


Staff Doctors

Dr. Elizabeth Ellis, DVM
Owner, Veterinarian

A native of the White Mountains of Arizona, Dr. Ellis (previously Robertson) completed her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science in just three years, and then graduated in the top of her class from Colorado State University.
After graduation, Dr. Ellis worked with a variety of species in the White Mountains and focused on small animal care in Scottsdale, AZ. She has performed volunteer work with the Rural Area Veterinary Services (RAVS) and the San Felipe Animal Rescue. Her medical philosophy focuses on superior care, preventative medicine, and client education. She has a special interest in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, as well as dentistry.
Dr. Ellis is a passionate lover of animals, outdoor enthusiast, and connoisseur of great movies, popcorn and generous portions of Milk Duds. She enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters and two dogs Bella and Aspen.


Dr. Jill Jackson, DVM
Associate Veterinarian

Originally from North Dakota, Dr. Jackson graduated from North Dakota State University with a degree in Zoology.  She then graduated from the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007.  After school, Dr. Jackson practiced in California until moving to Aspen Ridge.

Dr. Jackson and her husband and recently welcomed a new baby girl into their family, which also includes their German Shorthaired Pointer. In her spare time enjoys spending time outdoors with her family hiking, fishing, biking and swimming.

Dr. Jackson is so excited to be part of our community and we are just as excited to have her on the Aspen Ridge team.