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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 M - The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital Practice Manager
Ashley M.
Practice Manager

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, Jasmine, Toulouse and Marie, mean the world to her!

Jamie D.- The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital Practice Manager
Jamie D.
Practice Manager

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, Veterinary Assistant
Calli S., LVT
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Calli is grew up in Ballard and 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.

Alexis J. Veterinary Assistant, The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital
Alexis J.
Veterinary Assistant

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 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.

Diane C - Veterinary Assistant
Diane C.
Veterinary Assistant

Diane worked at an emergency veterinary clinic in Long Beach, CA prior to moving to Seattle. She doesn’t have children, but is the human mom to Appa, a 100 lb Pitbull, that has owned her since he was 8 weeks old. When not working at The Family Pet, Diane enjoys paddle boarding, hiking, long boarding and playing video games.

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Kiara R.
Veterinary Assistant

Kiaira is a student at Shoreline Community College. She is passionate about the care of animals and looks forward to meeting new fur babies. She is a mother of two. When not working she enjoys reading and hiking with her boys.

Kaz S.- The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital Veterinary Assistant
Kaz S.
Veterinary Assistant

Kaz grew up north of the Chicago area He started volunteering at animal shelters while in high school. He went on to work at doggy daycares and study both art and veterinary assistance. He became a certified veterinary assistant in 2016 and moved to Seattle in 2018. Outside of work, Kaz enjoy exploring, working on art, cooking, and spending time with friends. He had to leave his Irish Terrier mix, Molly, back in Illinois with his parents, but hope to adopt again in the near future.

VeronicaO - Veterinary Assistant
Veronica O.
Veterinary Assistant

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.

Kelley B.- The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital Receptionist
Kelley B.

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.

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 for all animals, especially ferrets, pigs, rats, cats and more. In her free time she enjoys hiking, wake boarding and sketching.

Tara S, The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital Receptionist
Tara S.

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!

Meghan M - Kennel Technician
Meghan M.
Kennel Technician

Meghan currently attends Shoreline Community college in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in zoology. Her passion is animals and is a frequent volunteer in wildlife sanctuaries. She currently has two cats and a dog that practically run her house. Meghan’s main hobby is exploring new restaurants and new places – creating memories.

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


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


The Family Pet is growing! We have positions available in all job categories. Vets, receptionists, technicians and administrative.

  • Work you can feel good about.
  • Caring team members.
  • Benefits that include steep discounts for your own pet care.
Monthly Special

The Family Pet is Open 7 Days a Week
Zoetis Petcare Rewards Program
Earn points toward rewards with each purchase of a Zoetis participating product. Use rewards to pay for products and services at The Family Pet.
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 Steroids! 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 Appointment Phone 206-784-3810 to schedule an appointment. We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule. 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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"I wish I had a million dollars to hand over to the staff. The reception, techs, dr, EVERYONE. My little dog became quite ill and despite their exceptionally busy day, they found a way to take him in. "  - Sarah B.. 

"Brought my kitten in for his first shots and everyone was super friendly! I'm a first time cat owner and they happily answered all my questions. Left with a kitten kit and a lot of useful information."  - Karina A. 

"They are just the best. So friendly, easy to work with, take great care of our puppy. Can't go wrong with them! Jay V. Seattle."   - Jay V. 

"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.

"We can count on Family Pet for consistent trusted service for our pets for many years now, in gratitude to the caring staff!" ~ Eileen W.

Contact Info and Map

The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital
Barnyard Pet Vet
Seattle Veterinary Imaging

6005 15th Ave. NW
Seattle, WA 98107
Email: *reception@thefamilypet.org
Phone: 206.784.3810
FAX: 206.892.9696

*The Family Pet is not accepting ONLINE appointment requests at this time.
Please phone 206.784.3810 for appointments.

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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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