Carlyn Zylstra, DVM, Associate VeterinarianDVM, 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 Country, she was very happy to come home to western Washington to complete a year-long small animal internship at the VCA Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle. At the start of the internship she had planned to pursue a residency in internal medicine or oncology but she quickly discovered her real passion for emergency medicine. The job can be tough but she enjoys the opportunity to help pets and their owners in their time of need. When she isn’t working you can find her in the mountains either hiking or skiing, cycling or watching football. She lives in Seattle with her fiancée and her cat Gumbo.