Our Veterinarians

Laura Ahlgrim
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Laura Ahlgrim
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Laura Ahlgrim loves emergency and critical care medicine and is especially interested in anesthesia.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Health Science, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Dr. Ahlgrim lives with her two cats, Pizza and Yeti, and a brindle pit bull named Ginger. She enjoys hiking, backpacking and yoga, and volunteers with the Seattle Youth Garden Works.
Andrew Allison
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Andrew Allison
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Andrew Allison’s particular interests include emergency surgery and initial treatment/stabilization of internal medicine cases, particularly immune-mediated disease and diabetic ketoacidosis.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Seattle Veterinary Specialists, WA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames
Dr. Allison enjoys playing soccer, mountain biking, skiing, standup paddle boarding, kayaking, and travel. He also likes taking his two pit bull mixes, Leo and Lilah, and Doberman Trice, camping, hiking, and running.
Megan Breit
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
Oncology
Megan Breit
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology
Oncology
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Dr. Megan Breit’s top priorities are the quality of life of her patients and ensuring their comfort. She is also passionate about diagnosing as well as treating cancer with traditional therapies such as chemotherapy and exploring new and better cancer therapies. While earning her master’s degree, she did research on a new therapy for canine melanoma.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, The Ohio State University, Columbus Master of Science, Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Internship, Medical Oncology, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Tampa FL
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Hospital Specialty Center, Highlands Ranch CO
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman
  • Bachelor of Science, Neuroscience, Washington State University, Pullman
Kristen Davignon
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Kristen Davignon
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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The unknown of emergency medicine keeps Dr. Davignon on her toes. She loves the variety of cases and being there for the pets and their families.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma WA
Dr. Davignon enjoys traveling, baking, running and riding her horse Rain, aka Rainman, a track thoroughbred who will lick you like a dog when you rub his forehead.
Lauren Devine
DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Internal Medicine
Lauren Devine
DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Board Certified in Small Animal Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
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Dr. Lauren Devine finds it gratifying to treat and manage chronic urinary disease, gastrointestinal disease and endocrine diseases such as hyperadrenocortism, but she especially loves laser ablation therapy and diagnosing conditions with endoscopic procedures.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan Bachelor of Science, Agribusiness, Arizona State University, Mesa
Dr. Devine's favorite pastime is reading. She also loves to travel and hike with her dogs, Scout and Halley. Dragon, Wolf and Yossarian are her three cats.
Jeff Douglas
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Jeff Douglas
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Jeff Douglas’ particular clinical interests include cardiac disease and endocrine disease. He also enjoys soft tissue surgery resulting from injuries such as bite wounds and trauma.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Canada
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Health, University of Alberta, Canada
Dr. Douglas loves watching and playing sports, especially hockey, soccer and basketball. He also enjoys hiking, canoeing, camping and bike riding. Jack is his mixed breed dog.
Mitchell Fults
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Mitchell Fults
DVM, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
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Dr. Mitchell Fults' clinical interests include shock resuscitation, sepsis, pain management and trauma.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital, Portland OR
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, California Veterinary Specialists, Pomona
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Western University, Pomona CA
Dr. Fults likes cooking, building furniture and drinking beer. He and his wife have a terrier mix named Rogue, a cat named Sophie, and three turtles that live in an outside pond.
Beth Guerra
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Beth Guerra
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Beth Guerra has a background in exotic animal medicine and enjoys treating these pets along with cats and dogs. Her favorite cases are trauma patients, and she is also part of our team that treats hemodialysis cases.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Medical Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Dr. Guerra and her husband are collecting an assortment of small, mostly three-legged dogs. She enjoys anything culinary and spends her days off kayaking and reading.
Pete Hetrick
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Pete Hetrick
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Pete Hetrick has special interests in emergency surgery and internal medicine cases.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State, Pullman
  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology and Cellular & Molecular Biology, University of Washington, Seattle
Dr. Hetrick spends time with his wife, three sons, and Australian shepherd Mars. If you can catch up to him, he might be running, biking, telemark skiing, backpacking, alpine climbing or fly-fishing.
Hannah Lewis
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Hannah Lewis
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Hannah Lewis particularly enjoys treating toxicity cases, immune-mediated diseases, and metabolic emergencies.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Whitman College, Walla Walla WA
Dr. Lewis enjoys hiking, yoga and reading. She has a border collie mix named Abu who loves playing Frisbee and chasing squirrels.
Nidhi Menon
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Nidhi Menon
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Nidhi Menon has worked on poultry, dairy and sheep farms in India and Scotland, and in general and emergency practices in the U.S. She particularly enjoys surgical procedures and treating trauma, diabetic ketoacidosis, and Addisonian crisis.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle, WA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ
Dr. Menon's favorite pastimes include hiking, diving, reading fiction and finding new music to listen to. She also admits to spending time worrying about whether or not her adopted dog Asha, a rescued Plott hound mix, has a good life.
Dr. Gabriel Ng is a doctor in our emergency service. She is holding a dog on her lap.
Gabriel Ng
Emergency Medicine
Gabriel Ng
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Gabriel Ng loves all aspects of emergency medicine especially surgeries.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, East Bay Veterinary Specialists and Emergency, Walnut Creek CA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of California, Irvine
Dr. Ng and her husband love climbing, hiking, yoga, eating and traveling. They have four furry family members: Korra, Kala, Macklemore and Tuna.
Andrea Oncken
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Andrea Oncken
DVM, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
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Skilled in all aspects of emergency and critical care medicine, Dr. Andrea Oncken’s favorite procedures are emergency surgeries, but she also enjoys complicated illnesses with multiple abnormalities, such as heatstroke, which affects all organs of the body. Other interests include toxicology cases, challenging endocrine cases and multi-traumas. Dr. Oncken loves sharing her expertise in the field and has taught a two-week course in the subject every year for over 15 years at Oregon State University’s veterinary teaching hospital.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, Animal Emergency Center, Milwaukee WI
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Alameda East Veterinary Hospital, Denver CO
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman
  • Bachelor of Arts, Zoology, Washington State University, Pullman
Dr. Oncken volunteers teaching a K9 handler course to police officers and other first responders. An avid runner, she also volunteers with Girls on the Run, a program to help young girls start running. Other favorite pastimes include hiking, fitness, traveling, music and playing or running with her yellow lab, Diego.
C. Alan Schreiner
DVM, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
C. Alan Schreiner
DVM, DACVIM
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
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Dr. Alan Schreiner particularly enjoys gastrointestinal, hepatic, renal/urinary and cardiology cases, especially those that offer the added challenge of diagnostic and interventional endoscopies.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Residency, Internal Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Institute of Trauma, Emergency, and Critical Care, Milwaukee WI
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Dr. Schreiner volunteers with the Boy Scouts of America, often mentoring Eagle Scout candidates.
Nicole Stair
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Nicole Stair
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Nicole Stair has special interests in emergency surgery, neurologic emergencies and toxicology.
  • Internship, Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital, Portland OR
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Whitman College, Walla Walla WA
Dr. Stair’s family includes her husband, son, sweet but neurotic rescue lab mix, and two very hairy tuxedo kitties. Look for her in the kitchen, where she enjoys cooking and baking.
Jennifer Weh
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Jennifer Weh
DVM, DACVS-SA
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Weh finds satisfaction in the managing the complexities of veterinary surgery and is especially interested in minimally invasive surgery, trauma, and fracture repair.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Surgery, Tufts University/Animal Medical Center, North Grafton and Boston, MA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
Michael Weh
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Michael Weh
DVM, DACVS-SA
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Michael Weh is particularly interested in orthopedic and neurosurgery, including surgical conditions of the joints and ligaments, fracture treatment, spinal cord problems and developmental orthopedic disease. He has a strong interest in minimally-invasive soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, and oncologic and trauma-related skin and reconstructive surgery. Prior to joining BluePearl, Dr. Michael Weh served as an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Georgia.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Surgery, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton MA Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge MA

Technicians (VTS)

Shannan Hunter
LVT, VTS (SAIM)
Internal Medicine
Shannan Hunter
LVT, VTS (SAIM)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Shannan chose her field because of the bonds she forms with clients and patients, often with chronic conditions. Her particular interests include endocrine, immune-mediated, and chronic kidney diseases. Shannan has worked as a trail veterinary volunteer for the Iditarod Veterinary Medical Team and has three huskies of her own, in addition to a tabby cat with extra toes.