VCA Alpine Animal Hospital

Issaquah Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Teresa Tomchick

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Washington State University


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  • Catherine Cotton

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Colorado State University

    Dr. Catherine Cotton received her DVM degree from Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 1996. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association. ...
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  • Mary Ellsworth

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Washington State University

    Mary Ellsworth, originally from California, received her Bachelor of Science in cell and molecular biology and Bachelor of Arts in education from San Francisco State University in 1999. Between 1997 ...
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  • Tara L. Grafwallner-Walbrun

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Dr. Grafwallner is originally from Wisconsin and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. She completed a small animal internship at the University ...
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  • Natalie Koons

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Cornell University

    Dr. Koons received her BS in Biology from New York University and moved on to Cornell University to pursue her DVM. After graduting, she moved to Washington in 2012 where she has been practicing ...
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  • Cathy Pierce

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Oregon State University

    Dr. Pierce is originally from Oregon and received Bachelor of Science degree from Montana State University – Billings in 2005. She went on to receive her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Oregon ...
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  • JC Vanosdoll

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Washington State University

    Dr. Van joined Alpine Animal Hospital in June of 1987 when it was a three doctor practice in an A frame building by Issaquah Creek. He has seen the practice grow and change in many ways over the ...
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  • Carrie Webb

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Missouri

    Dr. Webb is a primary care veterinarian who treats cats and dogs. Her practice includes annual screenings, puppy & kitten care, senior pet care, nutrition education, parasite treatment and prevention, ...
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  • Carlyn Zylstra

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Washington State University

    Dr. Zylstra spent eight years at Washington State University earning her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience in 2008 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. As much as she loved Cougar ...
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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

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital.
VCA Alpine Animal Hospital provides 24 hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

Please call us at 425-392-8888. We are located at 888 NW Sammamish Road. Issaquah, WA 98027.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency internal medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.
 

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