Meet the staff


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Dr. Jessica Adams is a graduate of the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She was an associate at the Chewelah Veterinary Clinic from 2005 until January 2011, when she purchased the clinic. Dr. Jes is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Washington State Veterinary Medical Association, Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians, a licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator, and a licensed brand inspector. She has a particular interest in reptile medicine.

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Dr. Jessie Robinson graduated from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and Washington State Veterinary Medical Association, and a licensed brand inspector. She grew up in Lewiston, ID and has a particular interest in horses. She enjoys the outdoors and playing tennis. On her off hours she usually can be found riding her horses or out with her rowdy crew of four dogs.

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Hailing from a rural town in Pennsylvania, Dr. Laura graduated from Ross University in 2012. Not only does she prove that we will hire doctors from schools other than WSU, she is also a canine trainer and behaviorist who has extensive experience in animal rescue and rehabilitation. A lover of the outdoors, she has trained search/rescue dogs and spends her off days in the mountains with her dogs. Dr. Laura is a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.

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Dr. Lori King grew up in the north woods of Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. She began her career at a mixed practice in Hood River Oregon, and moved to the Spokane area in 2007. She was an associate veterinarian and medical director in Spokane, and most recently owned her own practice in Colfax. She and her family moved to the Chewelah area and she joined our practice in 2017. In her free time, Dr. Lori enjoys spending time with her family, riding horses, reading, and working in her garden.

Licensed Veterinary Technicians

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Kellie obtained her Veterinary Technician License in 2006, and worked as a technician at both the Moscow Animal Clinic and Hospital and the Spokane Pet Emergency clinic before joining the Chewelah Veterinary Clinic team in January 2010. Kellie has a special fondness for Malamutes.

Veterinary Assistants

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Rose has been working with us since Spring of 2016. Her family owns and operates an outfitting and trail riding business at the Riverside Equestrian Center. That background has given her a passion for equines, as well as a love of Australian Shepherds. On her days off, you can usually find Rose riding horses and enjoying all four beautiful seasons of the Pacific Northwest with her family and dogs.

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Cass graduated from University of Idaho with a bachelor's degree in Animal Science. She grew up in Loon Lake and when she returned home she joined our team in April 2016. She had worked in a couple of veterinary clinics before joining out team. Cass has a great love for cows and pigs.



New to the clinic: Sheryl; more details to come?

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