VCA Alderwood Companion Animal Hospital

Veterinary Support

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Laura Avery, LVT

    Laura attended PIMA Medical Institute in the Veterinary Assistant Program and she has been working at ACAH since the summer of 2004. She became a Licensed Veterinary Technician in August of 2009.
    Laura was born and raised in Bothell, WA and now lives in Mountlake Terrace with her boyfriend and two Boxers. She enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, and fishing.

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Rachel Moore, LVT

    Rachel Moore started working at ACAH in the spring of 2008 as a veterinary assistant while she finished technician school. She graduated in 2009 and passed the Licensed Veterinary Technician boards at the same time. She has been working as a technician at ACAH ever since.
    Rachel lives with her two children, one dog, two cats, a rat and a horse. She enjoys spending her free time outdoors, reading, and hanging out with family and friends.

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Liz Triebold, LVT

    Liz Triebold is from Chicago and moved to Seattle 6 years ago. She started working at ACAH as a receptionist before training as a veterinary assistant. After working in the field for 5 years, she was able to sit for the National and State Board Exams to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician.
    Liz lives in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle with her boyfriend, 3 cats (Lucy, Amelia, and Sanford), and 1 dog (Daisy). She enjoys camping, hiking, playing Frisbee with Daisy, and spending time with family. She also loves going to Cubs games, when back in Chicago.

  • Technician

    Kelly Resler-Ayres, LVT

  • Veterinary Assistant

    Sara Taylor


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.