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Meet the Gentle Doctors - our caring Veterinarians

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.

Dr. Laura Robertson

Laura 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.

Dr. Sonia Amador

Dr. 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.

Dr. Jaaron Peterson

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. 

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