Your pet’s emotional and physical well-being is prioritized with every visit. We put the patients first!
Dr. David Bell was always attracted to the diversity of the veterinary profession. He loves being able to apply multiple fields of science when helping to change the lives of furry family members for the better. In short, it combines two of his favorite things: science and helping others! Dr. Bell is the proud owner and operator of Olympia Veterinary Hospital.
For Lisa, veterinary medicine is truly a family affair. She’s married to Dr. David Bell, Olympia Veterinary Hospital’s co-owner and operator! Lisa gets to put her background in accounting and administration to good use every day—she keeps things running like a well-oiled machine as the clinic’s Practice Manager.
Debbie grew up on a farm in Idaho, where raising and caring for animals was a part of life from day one. She’s been helping to better the lives of the earth’s creatures her entire life! Debbie is proud to serve the pets and animal parents of the area as Olympia Veterinary Hospital’s Office Manager.
Rissa dreamed of working hands-on with pets ever since she was in the seventh grade. She’s always known that she wanted to do her part to better the lives of the earth’s creatures! When the opportunity arose for her to put her passion to use in a veterinary clinic, she knew it was too good of a chance to pass up. Rissa serves as a Front Desk Administrator and Veterinary Assistant here at Olympia Veterinary Hospital.
Desaraye understands the power of the human-animal bond better than many. At the age of 15, Des was battling a severe bout of depression and searching for something – anything – that might help. Turns out, adopting pygmy goats was exactly what she needed. Breeding, showing and caring for her goats was an incredibly healing experience for Des and it helped to shape her future career aspirations as well!
Growing up with a nurse for a mom, Rebecca saw firsthand the impact medical care can have on the lives of others. Her love of animals drove her to follow a similar path, only caring for four-legged patients instead of two-legged ones. Experiencing the human-animal bond is something that truly inspires and motivates her.
Anika was only a young girl when she vowed to one day care for pets professionally. That passion just never quit. Now, Anika gets to live her dream—she cares for pets hands-on as a Veterinary Assistant.
When April was nine years old, she found a litter of three kittens who had been abandoned by their mother. When nobody claimed them, her parents agreed to let her take them in. With time, patience, and love, April was able to get them healthy enough to find them homes (though she did keep one!). It was that experience that made her realize she wanted to work with animals one day.
Willie is a Domestic Shorthair tabby cat who was found in a barn alongside his siblings and brought here to Olympia Veterinary Hospital. Now, he serves as the clinic’s official Paperweight and Clinic Cat!
“One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home.”
– Pam Brown