Meet The Staff - Wandermere Animal Hospital - Spokane, WA

Wandermere Animal Hospital

12519 North SR 395 Suite 1
Spokane, WA 99218


Meet the Staff


Mars - Receptionist

Mars is a California transplant. They have been working in the veterinary field since 2017, and especially love the face-to-face they get with pet-parents while working Reception. They have been living in Spokane since 2020 and moved to be closer to their family here. Mars is a true bookworm! In their free time, they read and write novels and poetry! Mars and their husband, Don, have two sweet dogs and one adorable cat at home.

 Tina - Receptionist

Tina has lived in the Spokane area for many years and has extensive experience (20+ years!) as a receptionist in the veterinary field. In her free time, Tina enjoys traveling to exotic locales with her husband, Jim. Tina is also very family oriented and loves every opportunity to spend time with her seven grandbabies. She lives with her husband, step-daughter, two dogs and three cats!

Karly - Veterinary Assistant

Karly is from Idaho and comes from a long line of pet lovers. Her dad is a veterinarian and owns a clinic in Idaho where Karly began her love affair with animals. She is currently working on obtaining her LVT (license veterinary technician) credentials. She lives with her husband, 6 year old son and doggy in Spokane. In her spare time she likes to play D&D, read, play video games and build legos with her son.

Serena - Veterinary Assistant

Serena was born and raised in Spokane with roots in rural Montana, where she acquired a love for nature and wildlife. She is currently attending Spokane community college with plans to further her knowledge of animals by perusing a degree in zoology and marine sciences. At home, Serena enjoys spending time with her many pets! When outdoors, she loves spending time with her mom and taking their big dog Jasper (pictured) camping, hiking, and swimming. She also enjoys feeding Jasper his favorite fruits (he loves fruit). 

Erika - Veterinary Assistant

Erika was born and raised in Moses Lake, WA, and has lived in Spokane since 2019. She studied Animal Science and Zoology at WSU for several years prior to jumping into the veterinary field! She has worked in the field for 3+ years now and loves every bit of it! She plans to further her education and work on getting her LVT credentials in the near future. She's been passionate about getting into Veterinary Medicine since she was in the 3rd grade, so it really has been a long-time goal!

In her free time, she enjoys playing video games, tending to her many plants, crafting/building things, and traveling back home to visit family. She lives with and enjoy spending time with her two dogs, two cats, two parakeets, two axolotls, one hedgehog, and a multitude of fish tanks. She's definitely an animal lover!

Heather, veterinary staff,

Heather - Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT)

Heather was born and raised in Spokane.  She studied and played volleyball at EWU and graduated with a B.S. in Zoology in 1992.  She started her career in veterinary medicine in 1994  and received her technician license in 2001.  She especially enjoys dentistry.

Heather loves spending time with her husband and son, their Aussie mix, Jasmine and their two cats, Sensei and Onyx.  Riding her motorcycle has become one of her biggest passions.  In her free time she enjoys going on family rides, watching movies with her men, working in the yard, and camping.

Adriane - Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT)

Adriane was born and raised in Spokane and has loved animals as long as she can remember.  She graduated with a degree in animal science from the University of Idaho, where she was also on the soccer team.  She has her Veterinary Technician degree and license from YVCC and worked at VCA Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle in the Emergency department for 9 years.  

She moved back to Spokane in 2020 with her husband, two kids, a dog, and their small flock of chickens.  In her spare time she loves to be outdoors, gardening, and baking.