Meet the staff

Veterinarians

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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. Michael Burdette is a graduate of the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. A member of the American Veterinary Association, Washington State Veterinary Medical Association, and a licensed brand inspector, he founded the Chewelah Veterinary Clinic in 1981. At the end of 2010, Dr. Mike mostly retired, selling the clinic to Dr. Jes. Now he occasionally comes in from fishing to do an orthopedic surgery or two. In August 2011 Dr. Mike was elected to serve as the Inland Empire Veterinary Medical Association's Executive Board representative with the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association.

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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 now a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.

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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Eileaha graduated from Carrington College's Veterinary Assistant program in 2010. She worked at Echo Ridge Veterinary Hospital for a year prior to joining our team.

Receptionists

Groomer

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

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For general questions, or to sign up for email reminders for your pet's vaccinations, please feel free to contact us at inquiries@chewelahveterinaryclinic.com.