||Dr. Brent Johnson, Practice Owner
Dr. Johnson earned his doctorate at Iowa State, and then returned to his native
home in the Pacific Northwest to share his passion for medicine. He focuses on preventative
medicine and owner education for small animals, birds, and exotics. Dr. Johnson
also specializes in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery using the latest technologies
and procedures. An active family man, Dr. Johnson also enjoys sports and fishing.
His family also shares their home with Squire the pug, Cabo the blue-fronted Amazon,
and Chub-Chub and Snowflake the hamsters.
Dr. Michelle Nemeth
Dr. Nemeth has been with Northwest Animal Care since 2006. She received her doctorate in veterinary medicine from Washington State University. She is passionate about working up challenging internal medicine cases
and performing surgery. She grew up in Southern Idaho but loves it here in Western
Washington. Outside of the hospital, Dr. Nemeth enjoys spending time with family
and friends, traveling, watching men's college basketball and staying fit with various
activities. She has a dog and a cat. Felix is a young tabby,
best described as a "good boy who does bad things." Bella is a labrador retriever.
Robertson has been a practicing veterinarian for
over five years. She moved to
the Pacific Northwest from southern Idaho to attend
college and has been here since. Before becoming a
veterinarian she spent four years in the biomedical field. Dr. Robertson received
her doctorate in veterinary medicine from Washington
State University, graduating at the top of her
class. She enjoys internal medicine, clinical
pathology and surgery. Away from the hospital she leads an active
lifestyle, enjoying activities
like running, camping, hiking and skiing.
Amador received her Doctorate from Ross University School
of Veterinary Medicine and was selected to attend
Cornell School of Veterinary Medicine for her final
clinical year. She has been practicing surgery and clinical medicine for nearly
11 years, treating
dogs, cats, ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs and other
pocket pets. She was born and raised in New Mexico,
where she developed a passion for animal care at a very
early age. When she's not treating and caring for pets,
Dr. Amador enjoys spending time outdoors and researching
ancestry. She has three cats, Reggie, Max and Charlie, and a Leonberger named Cujo.
Jaaron Peterson grew up in Maple Valley, WA and has lived in Washington State most of his life. He did his undergraduate studies at BYU, earning a B.S. in Biology before transferring to the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University, where he earned his DVM in 2010. Up until he joined NW Animal Care he practiced veterinary medicine at Countryside Veterinary Clinic in Wenatchee. He enjoys practicing internal medicine and cardiology, soft-tissue and orthopedic surgery as well as reproductive medicine. Jaaron is married to his beautiful wife Elise and is raising three young children; Dainen, Caleb and London. He spends most of his free time with his family and enjoys snowboarding, water sports, basketball, volleyball and soccer.