Jessica Ramos


Head Technician, Licensed Veterinary Technician

Jessica is a LVT and has worked with animals since 1999. Working in the animal care field presents many challenges, but Jess enjoys them all and likes the satisfaction of seeing patients recover from illness. Her industry specialization lies within dentistry and she attends continued education classes to obtain the latest skills for dentistry. As a native to the San Juan Islands, she is an avid fisher and has been featured with her catches in outdoor magazines in the past. Outside of work, Jess enjoys watching movies and sports, both live and televised. She especially likes going for walks with her dogs, Inca, Daphne and Jax.


Jill Platt


Veterinary Assistant

Jill is a Licensed Veterinary Technician who has been in her career field for 16 years. Jill enjoys meeting new clients and patients and loves to make sure all your pets are happy and healthy! She’s always known her passion was animal health as she’s had cats and dogs her whole life. As she says, ‘there’s nothing like the happy welcome you get from a pet, coming home!’ When not at work Jill enjoys family time, painting and exploring Seattle. Being from South Carolina there’s so much more to discover here in the Pacific North West.


Joy Palisbo


Veterinary Assistant

Joy is a Biology graduate from UW. Her love of animals dates back to age 6 when she adopted her first kitten, Keiko. Throughout her high school and college career, Joy has volunteered in multiple animal-related organizations and has especially enjoyed working with our state’s wildlife. As a Seattle native, Joy enjoys hikes and the beautiful scenery of the Pacific Northwest.


Allison Barnes


Veterinary Assistant

Allison has been working in the Veterinary Field for four years. Her love for animals goes back to when she was eight years old. Allison is working on going to school to become a Veterinarian. Her interest lies in exotic and wild life animals, zoology and marina biology. Outside of work Allison enjoys hiking, camping and skiing. Allison also enjoys spending time with her six month old golden retriever Scotch.


Nancy Frye


Head Of Reception

Nancy has been in veterinary medicine since 2014. She has worked as a custom art framer as well as a veterinary assistant and receptionist. Her interests in the animal world are broad, spanning from marine creatures to our every day dog and cat companions. Outside of work Nancy is an artist and floral designer and loves to travel, cook, and be outdoors.


Sofia Fierro

Sofia Fierro
Veterinary Assistant

Sofia attended the University of Vermont where she got her degree in Wildlife Biology. She moved to Seattle in August after living in Vermont for six years. There, she was training under a licensed falconer, and in the past has worked with brown bears, songbirds, anteaters, rheas, and most recently, salmon. With a family of wildlife biologists and veterinarians, she’s been exposed to a variety of animals from a young age. She hopes to one day further her career in conservation and become a wildlife veterinarian, but, for now, is enjoying the city of Seattle.


Hope Asbach


Reception

I have always been passionate about animals! I aspired to be a primatologist my entire childhood and knew that I wanted to go into the animal field. I was active in 4-H and grew up with many pets. Outside of work I enjoy drawing, cooking, and spending time with my 5 year old cat Penny who I had the privilege of bottle feeding and hand raising from 3 weeks old, and my 2 year old Rescue Dog Toby.


Rebecca Murphy


Reception

Rebecca has been working in the veterinary field since 2011. She has experience in all aspects of the veterinary field and was a veterinary/kennel technician for most of her career. She has known since a young age that animals are her passion but is continuing her career in the medical field. She moved to Seattle in August 2018 as a Florida native, Rebecca loves to be outdoors in her free time and enjoys hiking, fishing and rollerblading. She also enjoys relaxing at home with her sassy calico Sally cat and her tuxedo tom cat Frank (Frankie).


Trang Nguyen

Kennel Technician

This is Trang’s first job into the animal world. Growing up she had many pets such as, dogs, fish, birds, parrots. She knew that she would someday want to pursue a career helping animals. Outside of work Trang enjoys yoga, camping, exploring, playing volleyball and trying new food. She also loves spending time with her two cats Milo and Chase.


Madison Mills

Kennel Technician