VCA Alderwood Companion Animal Hospital

Katherine Janczak, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Dr. Kate Janczak was born just outside of the Windy City where she was raised to love deep dish pizza and Chicago sports.  She graduated with bachelors degrees in both Spanish and Biology from Hope College, in Holland, Michigan before heading to the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine to pursue her life's goal of becoming a veterinarian.  After graduating in 2012, she completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at a large referral and emergency hospital in Mesa, Arizona before signing on at VCA Alderwood Companion Animal Hospital.  Dr. Janczak is excited to explore everything the great Northwest has to offer.  She shares her home with her two mischievous cats, Phoebe and Foxtrot.  In her free time, she enjoys reading a good book, playing volleyball, and feeding her shoe addiction.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.