A team that laughs together stays together.
Ashley grew up in the Seattle area and has always had a passion for a wide variety of animals. She attended the U of A to study equine science after high school. She had 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, Rambo, Ella, Toulouse and Marie, mean the world to her!
Jamie worked at another vet hospital for 4 years before coming to The Family Pet looking for something new. She has 4 children. One is in the Navy, another is going to Hawaii Pacific University to study marine biology. She has a beautiful aussiedoodle. Jamie and her husband love to hike, camp and relax with friends
Calli S., LVT
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Calli is grew up in Ballard and graduated from Pima Veterinary Technician school in 2015. She has an adopted puppy named Atticus who has become the center of her world and a hedgehog named Voodoo because he loves Voodoo Donuts from Portland When Calli isn't working she loves helping with her niece's girl scout troop & hiking.
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.
Alexis graduated from UW June 2016 with a degree in Biochemistry. She joined The Family Pet with 2 years of previous veterinary assistant experience. Alexis attends WSU destined to become a Veterinarian in the near future. She rescued her cat when 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.
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.
Veterinary Assistant (Relief)
Emily attends WSU where she is studying zoology and rowing for the women’s rowing team; she will be starting vet school at WSU in the fall of 2020. She loves working at The Family Pet when she comes to Seattle during breaks. In her free time, she enjoys backpacking, hiking, and spending time with her dog.
Veterinary Assistant (Relief)
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Kayln is currently a full time student at Everett Community College where she is taking classes in the hopes of transferring to 4 year univeristy where she will continue her education and graduate a Veterinarian. She has a deep love for all animals including her two puppies at home. When she is not working as a Kennel Technician at The Family Pet she enjoys taking pictures and exploring Washington.
Veterinary Assistant (Relief)
Before LeAnne joined the vibrant Family Pet Team she lived in Bellingham, Washington where she was attending Western Washington University and working on the completion of her B.S. in Environmental Sciences. When LeAnne wasn't studying she was working in the Doggy Daycare at a veterinary clinic in that area. Upon graduation she moved to Seattle where she got into environmental activism at a local Greenpeace branch. LeAnne was happy with what she was doing, but missed working with animals so ultimately decided a veterinary clinic was the place for her! She has a Lab/ Husky mix named Elphie and in her spare time they go on adventures around Washington.
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 for all animals, especially ferrets, pigs, rats, cats and more. In her free time she enjoys hiking, wake boarding and sketching.
Miranda graduated for UW in 2015 with a degree in Environmental Studies. She is currently working in landscape construction and plant design when she is not at the clinic. Although she only has one cat, a Turkish Angora named Sir Gizmotanian, she plans to care for many animals on her future farm.
Veronica, a native Seattleite. She 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.
Abby moved to Seattle two years ago to start a new life and be closer to her sister. She’s loved getting to dance in the rain and meet all the animal lovers she could imagine! When Abby isn’t working you can find her cuddled up with her kitty, Jinx, eating Italian food and watching Law and Order.
Kelley was born and raised in California. She moved to the Seattle area when she was 18. Kelley attended Pima Medical Institute becoming a certified veterinary assistant in 2010. She has been in the field ever since working with many different types of animals. Kelley has two rescued long-haired orange cats that are her world: Simba and Nala. When not working, she can be found doing lots of reading, writing, scrap-booking and most importantly snuggling her kitties.
Tara has an extensive customer service background and displays a love of helping others. Tara came to the Family Pet because she enjoys day to day interaction with both people and their furry friends. She currently doesn't have pets, but is a mother which give her so much to be proud of. Hiking, exploring new things to do in Washington and spending time with her family are things she does for fun. She has a love for photography and taking pictures everywhere she goes. She is always willing to try something new!
Caden came to The Family Pet because he loves taking care of animals and wanted to do it on a more professional level by being a Kennel Technician. He has currently has two fur-babies in his home, one is an Aussiedoodle and the other is a Cockapoo. Caden has grown up with various other pets such as cats, ferrets, goats, hamsters, and even a baby cow, but he loves dogs the most. For fun Caden likes to take his dogs to the dog park and on hikes
Like Dasani Water, but without the "i," but you can also call him Dasani! (many do) Dasan was born and raised in Seattle. His passions lie in Animals, Photography, and Computers, which brought him to the vet. When not at work he loves to go on adventures, take pictures, and be with his puppy! Dasan has a puppy named Georgey, and boy is he a little devil! Dasan always has a picture or two of his puppy to show you!
River grew up in Seattle and has always enjoyed caring for animals. She is a gradute of UW College of Education and is a full time nanny on top of being a part time kennel technician at The Family Pet. One of her favorite things about working here is getting to know the boarders she cares for. River enjoys living in Ballard with her partner and 13 year old husky named Blue, hamster Chihiro, and 3 African dwarf frogs.
Livestock Veterinary Assistant
Barnyard Pet Vet Div. of The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital
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 shares her home with her daughter, 3 kittens and 4 alpacas.