The VetCS Professional Veterinary Team

The VetCS Family: Committed to Advancing Pet Wellness

Our expert team is dedicated to crafting innovative CBD products for pets and horses, drawing on extensive experience and a keen understanding of their unique health needs. We're committed to providing safe, effective solutions specifically designed for dogs, cats, and horses to enhance their wellbeing.

Dr. Chelsea Luedke

Chelsea Luedke

DVM, MS Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Chelsea Luedke is a veterinarian renowned for her expertise in animal care and hemp research. After completing her Bachelor's and Master's Degrees, she pursued her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University, a prestigious institution known for its groundbreaking veterinary program. Dr. Luedke's passion for advancing animal health led her to specialize in hemp research, where she explores the potential benefits of hemp-derived products in veterinary medicine. With her extensive knowledge and dedication, she has become a leading authority in the field, advocating for the responsible integration of hemp-based treatments in veterinary practice. Her commitment to improving the well-being of animals is constantly propelling her towards future areas of research aimed at further enhancing the health and happiness of our beloved animal companions.

Trish Wilhelm

Trish Wilhelm

RVT, Co-Founder, Chief Operations Officer

Trish obtained her Registered Veterinary Technician degree from Bel-Rea Institute in Denver, CO. Her life long love for horses grew into a passionate career path through veterinary medicine. Trish completed her internship in Elizabeth, CO at an equine ambulatory practice. She went on to work for two busy equine practices as an accomplished veterinary technician in equine ambulatory and surgical services, a patient care coordinator, and also had other experience in small animal clinics and shelters. Since the inception of VetCS, Trish has been instrumental in developing dosing protocols, product development, veterinarian support, and client cannabis consultations. Trish has dedicated her career to specializing in the veterinary cannabis space and has gained valuable experience and insight into the cannabis industry. She has enjoyed developing innovative products for pets, guiding countless pet guardians on cannabis therapy, and managing market trends. Trish also specializes in customer care and enjoys helping VetCS pet guardians and horse owners find success in their cannabis therapy goals for their animals.

Tara Dorr

Tara Dorr

Senior Lab Director

Tara Dorr's journey in the cannabis industry began in 2015, starting as a Lab Technician specializing in extraction and post-process refinement. Over the years, she has delved into various aspects of the industry, from cultivation and operations to finally discovering her true passion - formulation. The process of bringing a product from concept to creation deeply resonates with her. It's about more than just creating products; it's about crafting solutions that can genuinely improve pet wellness. Tara's extensive experience in the cannabis industry, specifically in quality control and formulation, has instilled an unwavering commitment to creating exceptional, high-quality CBD products for pets. She is honored to be a part of this pioneering industry and to work alongside some of the best minds in the field. Tara's dedication lies in harnessing the power of natural, plant-based solutions to support the health and well-being of our furry companions. That's the driving force behind everything she does, and it's the very foundation of our VetCS products. Let's create a healthier, happier world for our pets.

Eric Wilhelm

Eric Wilhelm

Partner, Chief Technical Officer

Eric aka “Swiss” has spent well over a decade within the extraction, cultivation, and product formulation sectors in the cannabis industry. He provides crucial insight into VetCS’ lab functionality, cannabis market trends, and overall company development plans. Prior to VetCS, Swiss began by focusing specifically on the extraction system & product formulation industry sectors with one of the industry’s most recognized extraction system manufacturers, ExtractionTek Stainless. Throughout his tenure at ExtractionTek, he has played key roles in forming ETS’ certified training program, research and development, operations infrastructure, vendor relationships, and regulatory compliance. Swiss currently works directly with ETS clients, their project teams, and the Authority Holding Jurisdictions who govern the rules and regulations for cannabis processing facilities in the United States, Canada, and additional International markets.


Riley King

Marketing Director

Riley has spent eight years honing his craft in the digital marketing industry, where his diverse experience spans the medical, technology, and e-commerce sectors. His role as a creative thinker has seen him excel in product and website design, as well as videography, showcasing a multifaceted skill set that brings innovative solutions to complex challenges. Over the last six years, Riley has carved out a niche for himself in the hemp industry, applying his extensive digital marketing knowledge to help brands in this unique space grow and succeed. Outside of his professional endeavors, Riley shares a close bond with his Olde English Bulldogge, Lola, and is an avid trail runner and backpacker, finding solace and inspiration in the great outdoors.

>Paul Zimmerman

Paul Zimmerman

Esq. Partner, Chief Financial Officer

As a founding partner he plays an active role in our business development so that the rest of the team can focus on what we love...cannabinoids! Paul is the managing partner at Zimmerman & Dunham, a full service CPA firm located in Parker, Colorado. Paul uses his experience working with many small businesses to provide compliance and regulatory services to VetCS. Paul enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife, children, and dog.

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