Dr. Deramus is a Colorado native, born in Denver and raised at the foot of Pikes Peak, in Cascade, Colorado. She received her undergraduate degree from Colorado State University in Wildlife Biology and spent time working as a field biologist for the Forest Service and USGS in Colorado, Wyoming, and Idaho and the University of Bern in Switzerland. She has also completed an apprenticeship in organic farming through the University of Missouri and Kansas State University and worked on an organic farm for two years.
Dr. Deramus was a veterinary technician for several years prior to starting veterinary school. She received her veterinary degree from Colorado State University in 2014 and is a certified canine rehabilitation practitioner through the University of Tennessee as well as a certified veterinary medical acupuncturist. Dr. Deramus’ professional interests include canine rehabilitation, pain management, acupuncture, internal medicine, preventative medicine, and hospice care. She also maintains active memberships in the AVMA, AAHA, and AARV.
Dr. Deramus currently resides in Fort Collins, is married, and has one daughter who is in high school. Her current animals include a Mexican street dog named Tope Roo, a reservation dog named Monkey, a specially wonky kitty named Wally, and a Mini Rex rabbit named Jingles. Her hobbies include gardening, snowboarding, hiking, reading, and enjoying good beer.