Rachel E.

Rachel joined SVA in April of 2018 after earning a BS in Biology at Pitzer College and subsequently receiving her Veterinary Technician License in 2017. Rachel’s veterinary interests include surgery and large exotic animal medicine. When she’s not at work, Rachel enjoys soccer, running, and anything that involves getting out in the sun. Rachel shares […]


Clarissa joined SVA in 2017 after getting a BSC in Biology for the University of Victoria and her technician training from Pima Medical Institute. Her veterinary interests include surgery, dentistry, wildlife, and conservation. When she’s not spending time at work Clarissa can be found doing crossfit, playing volley ball, eating pastries, drinking coffee, and hiking […]

Lisa W.

Lisa joined SVA in 2008, as a Veterinary Assistant. Lisa earned her Veterinary Technology degree from Penn Foster University and became a Licensed Veterinary Technician in 2013. Lisa also holds a B.S. degree from Rochester Institute of Technology.  In 2017 Lisa was the first staff member of SVA to earn her Fear Free Certification and […]


Warren joined SVA in May, 2013. He earned his BA in English from the University of Arizona (BEAR DOWN!!!) and graduated Penn Foster to become a Veterinary Technician in 2017. Warren’s veterinary interests include wildlife rehabilitation and feline medicine.  When he’s not practicing low stress handling techniques at work Warren like to enjoy tabletop gaming, […]

Lisa C.

Lisa joined SVA in 1988. She holds a B.S. in Biology from the University of Michigan and has maintained a Washington LVT license from 1988 to the present. Lisa says veterinary anesthesia is especially interesting and challenging for her. “The options for care are always evolving, so there are a myriad of treatment options to keep abreast of. […]


Linda first joined SVA in 1977 and returned in 1980 after earning her A.A. and A.S. in Veterinary Technology at Pierce Community College. She took 5 years off to focus on the specialty practices of cardiology & oncology before returning to SVA for good. She received her Veterinary Technician Specialty in Small Animal Internal Medicine […]


Emilie joined SVA in October of 2009 after earning her BA in Fine Arts from Seattle University and Associates degree in Veterinary Technology from Pierce College in 2009. Her Veterinary interests include pharmacology, pain management and Shar Pei specific conditions and maladies. When not at work, Emilie enjoys cooking, reading, traveling, and spending time with […]


Julie joined SVA in 2010. She earned her Veterinary Technician License from Fort Steilacoom Community College with a degree in Animal Technology and got her LVT license in 1985. Julie enjoys all areas of Veterinary medicine and has a passion for working with geriatric pets. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, reading, world music, […]

Constance B.

Constance joined SVA originally in 1995 after graduating from Pierce Community College with an A.A. in Veterinary Technology in 1993.  Her veterinary interests include dentistry and complementary therapies. Constance’s great love of animals has led to her owning a practical zoo over the years.  She currently cares for, Scooby Duke IV the Great Dane, Lacey […]


April joined SVA in 1997 after earning her A.A. in Arts and Sciences and A.A. in Veterinary Technology at Pierce Community College. She has a cat named Marbles and a dog named Halla. Outside the office, April makes glycerin soaps, salves, lip balms, and facial masks. She also enjoys gardening – growing Italian herbs, mostly […]