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6005 15th Ave NW Seattle, WA 98107

Support Staff

A team that laughs together stays together!

Ashley P - The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital Practice Manager Ashley P.
Practice Manager
Ashley achieved a BS in biology from Eastern WA University and worked as an analytical chemist at Brooks Rand Labs for 2 ½ years. She joined The Family Pet team to fulfill her desire to work with animals and learn more about veterinary medicine and animal health.

Ashley has two dogs, Frank, a Yorkie-Chihuahua, and Jetta, a black fluffy mutt and loves going to the dog park and on hikes/camping with them.

For fun she likes to go camping, travel, and spend time with friends and family.

Calli S, LVT, Veterinary Assistant Calli S., LVT
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Calli is grew up in Ballard & graduated from Pima Veterinary Technician school in 2015. She has a border collie mix named Snowbear, Mabel the cat & Princess Chia the hedgehog. When Calli isn't working she loves helping with her niece's girl scout troop & hiking with Snowbear.

Kris I Kris I.
Veterinary Assistant
Kris is not one to put a picture up of herself or take any credit for the hard work and effort she has put into The Family Pet, these are just some of the reasons why we love her She has been with The Family Pet since 1997. Her specialty is cats and boarding.

Photo is not available at this time. Alexis J.
Veterinary Assistant
Alexis graduated from UW with a degree in Biochemistry in June 2016. She has joined The Family Pet with 2 years of Veterinary Assistant experience. Alexis is destined for Veterinary Medicine at WSU to become a Veterinarian in the near future. Alexis also assists Dr. Schneider on farm visits.  With that big heart of hers, she acquired her cat after it was abandoned at the front door at her previous clinic. Camping, hiking, reading and going to concerts is how she spends her time outside of the clinic.

Veronica O  - The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital Veterinary Assistant Veronica O.
Veterinary Assistant
Veronica, a native Seattleite, has been working in the veterinary field since 2008 and has been a valued Family Pet team member since 2012

Veronica's hobbies include shooting, crafts, gardening and hanging with her 4 cats.

Carrie O- The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital Veterinary Assistant Carrie O.
Veterinary Assistant
Carrie has worked as a Vet Assistant wrestling dogs and cats since 2008. She fantasizes of operating a shih-Tzu rescue full time. It would be known as "The Shark Tank”. Brussels Griffins would act as border patrol.

She is also interested in continuing her education and perhaps get into specialty like dermatology or physical therapy.

Chantell O - Veterinary Assistant

Chantell O.
Veterinary Assistant
Chantell is our resident aspiring Veterinarian. Although she works only Saturdays she adds so much personality and skill to our team.  She has 2 dogs Annie, Rikku and a cat named Jet.

Ashley M - The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital Veterinary Assistant Ashley M.
Ashley grew up in the Seattle area and has always had a passion for a wide variety of animals. She then attended the U of A to study equine science after high school. She has 2 years of veterinary reception experience prior to joining The Family Pet team. Outside of work you can find her camping, kayaking, traveling and playing mini golf. Ashley's fur children, Charley, Jasmine, Toulouse and Marie, mean the world to her!

Alicia V - Receptionist Alicia V.
Alicia is always up for a good conversation, combined with her love for animals she is a great addition to our reception team! She has a long background in human medicine but has changed her pursuit for happiness towards the veterinary world. When she's not working you can find her on an adventure in a 1984 Volkswagen camper van with her 6 month old rescue pup, Ringo, by her side.

Billy H.- The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital Receptionist Billy H.
Billy has been working with animals for over 7 years now from grooming to walking. He also has 2 dogs of his own; Eddie the old corgi and Dorsia the Havanese mutt. He plays music in his free time..

Elisa H.- The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital Receptionist Elisa H.
Elisa grew up in Washington and graduated from the University of Washington, majoring in Anthropology and Sociology. Her love for animals has brought her on many adventures like working in Indonesia rehabilitating orangutans and to Costa Rica studying monkeys. In her spare time she loves to cook, camp and go hiking with her two dogs, Skeeter and Wasabi.

Michelle W, The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital Receptionist Michelle W.
Michelle, a recent North Carolina State University graduate, fulfilled her dream of moving to Seattle. While in school she volunteered at the Raleigh Reptile Rescue and occasionally helped train therapy dogs. She has a love all animals, especially ferrets, pigs, rats, cats and more. In her free time she enjoys hiking, waterboarding and sketching.

Riverleigh L - Kennel Technician Riverleigh L.
Kennel Technician
River is a student at The University of Washington in the College of Education. What made her want to work at The Family Pet is she loves animals! She has 2 dogs herself & has always grown up with pets. Her all time favorite thing to do is to go hiking with her family & dogs!

Carter S - Livestock Veterinary Assistant Carter S.
Livestock Veterinary Assistant
Barnyard Pet Vet Div. of The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital


Faye C - The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital Webmistress Faye C.

Loving anything computer related, Faye has been designing and maintaining web sites since the mid/late 1990's.

She wears many creative hats; cake decorating, soap making, sewing, gardening and more. She lives with her daughter,3 kittens and 5 alpacas.

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