Dr. Sarah Foss


Dr. Sarah Foss joined the Salish Veterinary Team in July 2022. Dr. Sarah Foss grew up in a Korean-American household in Bothell, Washington and knew she wanted to pursue Veterinary Medicine from a very young age.

Dr. Sheri Belau


Dr. Sheri Belau grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and earned her undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse.

Dr. Jenny Larson


Dr. Jenny Larson grew up in North Dakota and Southwestern Washington and has since traveled around the country while her husband, Mike, pursued a career in the military.


Licensed Veterinary Technician/Patient Care Director

Alyson has been in the veterinary field for 8 years and became a licensed veterinary technician in 2017. Her passion in the field is helping animals when they are sick, assisting with surgeries, and oral health. Alyson enjoys mentoring co-workers and watching them learn and grow.


Veterinary Assistant/Boarding Manager

Russell has been working in the veterinary industry for over 18 years and with the Salish Veterinary Staff for over 13 years. In the past he has spent time volunteering at PAWS Wildlife Rehab Center.


Veterinary Assistant

Katie has been working in the veterinary field for a little over four years. While in high school she volunteered at Anotto Bay Veterinary Hospital then shortly after began working at the Animal Hospital of Newport hills as a veterinary assistant. She joined the Salish team in 2020.


Veterinary Assistant

Sam grew up in Renton Highland's and as a teenager


Veterinary Assistant

Kate grew up in Marysville and moved to the valley 3 years ago. She started working at Salish Veterinary Hospital as the morning kennel attendant and quickly moved up to vet assisting. Her favorite days are working with Dr. Thomazin on challenging cases.


Veterinary Assistant

Juju has been an animal lover since she was just a wee little child. She grew up with dogs, cats, goats you name it. She currently has two dogs; a super mutt named Fridge, and a poodle named Mudd Bucket. In her free time, she loves to watch movies and TV shows, or read a very compelling book.


Veterinary Assistant

Abbey was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and spent a few years living on Maui with her dad while finishing school. She then moved back to the beautiful Valley.


Client Services Representative

Kris is another returning member of the staff from the previous clinic. She returned to us in the Fall of 2022 and has been in the veterinary field since 2001. Kris is a little dog lover. She has 2 chihuahua mixes that have special needs.


Client Services Representative

Jessie has lived in the valley for the last 33 years; she will be celebrating 20 years with her husband Geoff in December 2021. They have 3 kids together, Madison- 17, Vanessa-17 (Not twins) and Kaleb who is 15.



Rachel grew up in mid-coast Maine and moved to the valley 5 years ago. She is new to veterinary medicine but grew up with all kinds of critters and a love for animals.