Ariel first joined SVA in 2007 as a client service representative (CSR) at our Ravenna Animal Hospital. At Ravenna Ariel became a very knowledgeable CSR and branched out in to working with the veterinary assistant (VA) team as needed. She moved out of the area and took a job as a veterinary assistant at another […]


Emma joined SVA in June of 2019 after getting her B.S. in Physiology from Seattle Pacific University. Emma intends to apply to vet school in the near(ish) future. In the meantime, she spends her time away from work hiking, reading, and listening to podcasts. Emma currently shares her home with two kitties adopted from Homeward […]


Bobby joined SVA in 2018 as a client service representative before becoming a veterinary assistant in 2019. Originally from Buffalo, NY, he fell in love with the PNW after visiting a friend and felt it was time for a change. His love of animals stems from a childhood full of many unique pets.  He’s interested […]


Krystal joined SVA in 2019 as a kennel assistant. She quickly proved to be more than up to the task and was promptly promoted to veterinary assistant. Krystal acts as servant and caretaker to a lovely brown and white tabby named Redwood whom she adopted from Seattle Humane.


Autumn joined SVA in early 2019. Her history of working in veterinary care and being involved in animal behavior (specifically working with large dogs with behavioral problems) has made her an awesome fit for our veterinary assistant team. When she’s not at work she is a typical Seattleite who enjoys camping, hiking, and just plain […]


Katt joined SVA in February of 2014 after earning a BS in zoology from WSU, working with everything from capybara and waterbuck to elephants and tigers, but her biggest love is the Great Apes.  She worked with chimpanzees and orangutans at a sanctuary in Florida that housed apes retired from acting, apes that had been […]


Brooks joined SVA in 2017. He received a BA in anthropology from AZ State University. His veterinary interests are based in dentistry and radiology. When he’s not helping out at work, Brooks enjoys video games, reading, cats, tattoos, and bow ties. Brooks is a Harry Potter fan and proud member of Slytherin House. He is […]


Nicole joined SVA in 2008 after earning her B.A. in English Literature from St. Norbert College in Wisconsin. At work Nicole enjoys team-building exercises, training new veterinary assistants, and teaching and learning new low stress handling techniques.  She also enjoys finding new ways to improve the veterinary experience for everyone from patient to client to […]


Ga-Wing joined SVA as a veterinary assistant in 2007 after earning a B.S. in Biology from the University of Washington. In 2019, she became one of two Call Center Coordinators who help to handle messages and prescriptions for all of our hospitals. Ga-Wing lives on a farm with at least one cat, and two dogs […]