||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
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.
Engel has been a veterinarian since 2006. She received her doctorate in
veterinary medicine from Washington State University. Prior, she earned
a B.A. in Psychology from Eastern Washington University, and continued her education with Post
Baccalaureate Studies in Science. Named one of Seattle's top vets by Seattle Met Magazine for 2013, Dr. Engel brings expertise in diagnostic and
preventative medicine, dentistry and surgery. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, which includes two senior kitties.
Dr. Michaelle Purdee
Dr. Michaelle Purdee graduated Cum Laude from the University of Georgia as a veterinarian in 2012. After vet school she went on to be a surgical intern at VCA Animal Specialty Center of South Carolina and the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center. Since her internship she has worked in emergency care and has researched many subjects ranging from antibiotic therapy to avian medicine. In 2015 we sought out Dr. Purdee and recruited her to the northwest. Her free time is spent hiking, camping and generally anything outdoors. Dr. Purdee has two cats named Nala and Tamara as well as a Great Dane, Hera