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The Family Pet

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6005 15th Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
Phone: 206.784.3810
Fax: 206.892.9696

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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.

Katie S, The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital Receptionist Katie S.
Katie's devotion to animals began with her first word, dog. The loves of her life, TJ, a chihuahua, and her 4 guinea pigs keep her company at home. Katie has previous experience at a doggy daycare and was 1 of only 5 people chosen for the 2016 Best Friends Animal Society internship. That experience confirmed her passion for veterinary medicine, animal care and client education.

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.

Monthly Special

The Family Pet is Open 7 Days a Week!
Non-Anesthetic Dentals
Call 206-784-3810 to schedule an appointment to have your pet's teeth cleaned while they are awake!
Did You Know?
  • DROP OFF EMERGENCIES are seen during business hours 7 days a week. (Appointment Not Required) Please See Details
  • All Pet Insurance is Accepted
  • CT Scan for Pets - The Family Pet has one of the few  CT Scanner for pets in the Seattle area.
  • Generic Medications We offer generic medications to help keep finances in mind. (thyroid supplements, antibiotics...)
  • Treat Itchy Dogs Without Steriods! We now carry Cytopoint and the difference it has made to our allergy patients is remarkable!
  • Experienced Export Experts for pets moving overseas. We are a provider of pet health certificates for several pet relocation services.

Ample Parking - In addition to our off street parking lot, there is free 2 hour street parking on 15th Ave NW in front of the Seattle Mattress store just north of our alley and free 30 minute street parking on 15th on the block just south of 60th street in front on Pasta Bella.

New Client Referral Program
NEW CLIENTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME! Current clients who refer friends & family get $15 credit on their account AND their friend or family gets $15 off too! All you need is our business card!

Services, Appointments, Forms

Services We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.

Request an Appointment We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule. Schedule an appointment today! Online Forms Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.


Meet The Team

Our goal has always been to assemble a veterinary health care team committed to providing exceptional client service and veterinary health care.

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"Most thoughtful vet we've been to. They really love our animals."  - Will K. 

"I had my second visit to The Family Pet yesterday. I was again delighted with the great care and service I received."   - Cathy S. 

"Very caring and thorough in exams and explanations. Now taking my second dog to them. Easy to get to with on site parking helps too. Do grooming too! Drs. Hilmoe and Nagasako both are terrific." - Rebecca B.

"A vet that walks in and joins your very scared kitty on the floor is the best kind of vet. Ella and I thank you! - Brandi B.

Contact Info and Map

The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital, Barnyard Pet Vet and Seattle Veterinary Imaging
6005 15th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107 Phone: 206.784.3810, FAX: 206.892.9696

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The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital and Affiliates are Members of:

American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners

Greater Seattle Business Association

American Mini Pig Association

Puget Sound Veterinary Medical Association

American Veterinary Medical Association

Washington State Veterinary Medical Association

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