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.

Deana DiMaggio

Veterinary Assistant

Deana has been working in Veterinary medicine for about 10 years now. She has worked in general practice, emergency and exotics. She’s known from a very young age her passion for the care of animals. She gets them, and they seem to get her. Outside of work Deana loves to cook, bake and craft with her friends and family. Getting out and exploring is a weekly must! At home she has a 4 year old house bunny named PJ. They love to go on nature adventures together. Check PJ out on Instagram @PJ_bunnylove

Rachel Cancienne

Veterinary Assistant

Rachel has been in the Veterinary field for 9 years, but has worked with a wide variety of animals, from sea creatures during her attendance at Hawaii Pacific University where she received a degree in Marine Biology, to eagles and large cats. Although she’s enjoyed her experiences, small animal care has proved to be her favorite. When not at work Rachel loves spending her free time with her three, four-legged kids Cowboy, a 12 year old one eyed chocolate lab. Ladybug, a sweet Pit/Mastiff mix and Dublin a very energetic 10 month old Golden Retriever. Sunny afternoons are usually spent with Ladybug showing off her soccer skills at their favorite dog park on Whidbey Island or at the beach where Cowboy loves nothing more than jumping off the dock and swimming to shore. When not with her dogs, she also enjoys horseback riding, hiking, and exploring Washington’s natural wonders.

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.

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Trang Nguyen

Kennel Technician

This is Trangs 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