of our patients, clients, and employees above all
-- for the sake of the greater whole
spays / neuters
adult / senior wellness
soft tissue surgery
radiology / oncology
long term health management
end of life decisions
WE ARE CAT FRIENDLY.
A Cat Friendly Practice has met the criteria set by the American Association of Feline Practitioners and has been awarded certification.
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Dr. Greg McWilliams MS, MBA, DVM
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
MS in Business Administration
MS in Anatomy and Physiology
BS in Print Journalism
Born and raised in the citrus growing community of Exeter, CA, Greg earned a bachelor’s degree in print journalism from Saint Mary’s College of California. He attended the Institute of Economis and Political Studies (Cambridge University and London School of Economics) and the University of Cape Town South Africa where he studied print content analysis. After working as a newspaper reporter in California, he became inspired by his own pets (two Hungarian Vizslas named Grace and Truman) to become a veterinarian. He worked his way through veterinary school in a small animal orthopedic research laboratory developing products and procedures that help humans and animals alike. After finishing veterinary school, he completed a post-doctoral in medicine and surgery at the Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center. He received additional training in knee surgery, fracture repairs, and is “master TPLO and abdominal ultrasound certified.” Passions include orthopedic surgery, critical care, and oncology.
“My mother used to say that the only unconditional love in this world comes from pets – and sometimes our parents. I couldn’t have picked a more fitting profession that not only propagates the well being of animals – but also the happiness of their owners.”
Dr. Allison Edwards DVM
Small Animal Rotating Internship
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (Go Cougs!)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
Allison joined the practice in 2014. She is a Seattle native and is excited to finally be back in her home town after too many years away! Capitol Hill has been her favorite stomping ground since attending Holy Names Academy.
She considered multiple career options, but found her passion in veterinary medicine while volunteering and interning at PAWS in Lynnwood. After graduating from WSU she completed a small animal rotating internship at Alameda East Veterinary Hospital, one of the most prestigious veterinary hospitals in the country. It was here her passion for emergency medicine was ignited. Bring on your vomiting, diarrhea, wounds, toxicities or anything else that wakes you up in the middle of the night and she is in heaven!
In her free time she enjoys running, hiking, traveling and pretty much any other activity that gets her outside. Currently she shares her living space with her one cat, Mortimer (and he prefers to keep it that way).
Dr. Sonia Amador DVM
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Sonia Amador is a 2003 graduate of Ross University, completing her clinical year at Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine in N.Y.
Dr. Amador possesses twelve years of small animal diagnostic and surgical experience with a special interest in soft-tissue surgery. She truly enjoys helping her patients enjoy the best quality of life with all available surgical, medical, and wellness recommendations.
Dr. Amador enjoys working with all animals including, but not limited to, dogs, cats and pocket pets. She has experience with exotics (rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters), but Dr. Amador’s emphasis is mainly on our closest furry friends and strives to provide quality medical care to all her patients. While she welcomes any medical challenge, Dr. Amador strongly believes in helping her clients create the most advantageous and healthful environment possible for their pets.
Nyla Potter LVT
Associates in Animal Technology
Nyla’s career experience in veterinary medicine has encompassed emergency, surgery, companion, mixed and wildlife practices. She has a Dental Technician 1 certification. Nyla is a past president of the Washington State Association of Veterinary Technicians. Her work in local pet rescue networks and a deaf Dalmatian puppy, lead to a passion for pet behavior. Studying with pet behavior consultant and author William E. Campbell, she completed the pet behavior consultant course and consulted at local veterinary practices in the Puget Sound area. A lifelong animal enthusiast, she has raised rabbits, chickens, dogs and horses. She successfully competed in breed and club sponsored competitions with her Collie dogs and Miniature horses. Finishing AKC Companion Dog titles, Earning AWCA Herding instinct certifications. Winning AMHR National Champion Country Pleasure Driving titles. Her personnel interests include Genealogy research and Hobby farming.
Jul Podawiltz LVT
Veterinary Assistant Program
Veterinary Technician Program
Associates Degree in Applied Sciences
Jul was born and raised in Federal Way, Washington, but spent 3 years of her childhood living in Europe. Ever since she was young she had a strong passion for animals, so immediately following high school, she followed her heart and dove right into the veterinary field. After being a technician for over 2 years, she has decided to focus on the emergency side of the veterinary field, and plans to specialize in emergency and critical animal care. She enjoys spending her days off playing tug-of-war with her Pit-Bull/Boxer mix Indiana Jones, and snuggling with her cat Davey Jones. Her other hobbies include watching movies, going to concerts, traveling when she can, and going to as many soccer matches as possible. Her favorite part of the job is watching or assisting with all types of surgeries, especially orthopedic surgeries, as well as seeing a client pleased with how we have treated their pet.
Christy Johnson Certified Veterinary Assistant
Veterinary Assistance Program
Christy has been living in the Seattle area for the past year, and has been working in small animal practices for the past 5 years. Southern CA, to Reno NV, to Seattle WA, she has always felt at home in the animal medical industry. She finds the best part of the job is seeing people bring their pets in for preventative care, because she feels that it is very important having a healthy animal in your family.Her goal/passion is to work with exotic animals and wildlife preservation. Personal interests include mushroom hunting, exploring the city with her boyfriend, Michael, and spending time with their cat Espresso (a.k.a. “Beast”).
Coleman Harris RN. Veterinary Assistant
Medical Branch School of Nursing
Albert Kim DVM Veterinary Assistant
Albert is a licensed Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in South Korea where he worked as a public health officer providing animal protection and quarantine services in Seoul. He moved to the United States to participate in stem cell research at University of California, Berkeley for a year. Albert is getting back to his true passion of delivering clinical care to pets while fulfilling his veterinary licence in the United States.
Christina Kazakos Certified Veterinary Assistant
Veterinary Assistance Program
Christina has lived in Seattle all her life and has always had a passion for animals. Pursuing her dream of working and caring for our furry companions, Christina completed the veterinary assistant program at Pima. Having three cats, one dog, and a wonderful 2 year old daughter, Arrianna, Christina spends most of her time with her family and her pets.
Mikaila Waltz Certified Veterinary Assistant
Veterinary Assistance Program
Mikaila was born and raised in Seattle, WA. She is just out of the PIMA Medical Institute Veterinary Assisting Program. (You can even see her in their 2014 commercial) Mikaila has always had a passion for animals. She even has her own mini-zoo at home with her 8 pets including her extra-large dog, 3 cats, 3 sugar gliders and an albino hedgehog! During her free time she enjoys going on hikes with her boyfriend and dog Panda or in the kitchen cooking. She is very enthusiastic and outgoing and always willing to put animals first no matter what the case.
Melinda Fowler Ph.D., Veterinary Assistant
PhD - Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY
MSc - Biology
SOUTHAMPTON COLLEGE OF LONG ISLAND
BSc - Biology. Summa Cum Laude
Melinda is originally from rural mid-Missouri. She attended Long Island University in New York to study marine biology and then worked in Alaska, Hawaii, New Zealand, Galapagos and Antarctica studying marine mammals. She completed her masters and PhD in marine mammal physiological ecology in Santa Cruz, California. Following her graduate studies Melinda expanded her experience to songbird physiology in Vancouver, British Columbia. She realized a love for the Pacific Northwest and following the completion of her songbird research project, moved to Seattle and is excited to be at BVH to continue to work with animals.
Rose Sanchez Veterinary Assistant
Molly McCormley Veterinary Assistant
BSc - Marine Biology
Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism
Minor in Theater Arts Performance
Born and raised in the Seattle area, Rei is a graduate of the University of Idaho (go Vandals!), with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism. After working as a general reporter for CBS 5 News in Phoenix, AZ, she decided she missed the rain and made the move back to the PNW! Since then Rei’s background has been in office management and project coordination. An animal lover at heart, she decided to take the leap and search for a position within the veterinary realm! Rei joins Broadway Veterinary Hospital with over a year of veterinary client care coordination experience.
Personal interest include jumping in puddles, borrowing books from the library, and hanging out with her English bulldog Daisy and black cat Stella.
Megan Staats Front Office Associate
Megan was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and most recently lived in Chicago, Illinois. She has worked in various pet related fields for the last 7 years. Megan recently moved to Seattle with her dog Zoom and her fish Creeper. She is looking forward to enjoying the mild weather of Pacific Northwest. Her personal interests include exploring the city and parks with her dog, cooking, trying new restaurants, and playing board games.
For Nearly 30 Years
Animal Health Care matters, but veterinary medicine is more than just health care.
IT’S WORKING HARD TO KEEP SERVICES AFFORDABLE SO PETS RECEIVE THE CARE THEY NEED. BVH OPERATES ON A TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE COMPOSED OF (1) PROFIT, (2) SOCIAL, AND (3) EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH.
IF THERE IS A PROFIT, IT’S DISTRIBUTED TO THE EMPLOYEES OF BVH TO PROPAGATE THE GOOD CARE ITS STAFF DELIVERS.
AS PART OF OUR SOCIAL MISSION, WE WORK HARD AT KEEPING SPAYS, CASTRATIONS, AND VACCINES AS LOW AS POSSIBLE AND PROVIDE SUBSIDIZED TREATMENT TO PETS BELONGING TO HIV+ CLIENTS IN THE CAPITOL HILL DISTRICT.
AS PART OF OUR EDUCATIONAL MISSION, WE PRACTICE EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE, MEANING WE USE RESEARCH TO GUIDE OUR DECISIONS. WE’RE HERE TO EDUCATE, NOT PERSUADE…
While we work hard to keep our preventative medicine expenses down, we refuse to cut corners.
Examples of cutting corners includes performing spays and castrations without pre-operative blood work, anesthetic monitoring and fluid support, or post-operative pain control.
Spay, castration, and vaccination are the most important steps we can take to ensure our pets remain healthy and prevent suffering. Below is a price chart for your reference:
|Lbs||Feline Spay||Feline Castration||Canine Spay||Canine Castration|
*All vaccines are $20. This includes FVRCP, Feline Rabies, FELV, DHPP, Leptospirosis, Bordetella (kennel cough), Canine Rabies.
*Preventative health exams $65
The above prices are for the surgical procedure alone. Additional cost is associated with blood work, fluid support, medications, etc. Blood work, fluids, and medications are considered to be variable expenses, and will flux as the cost of such products change with the vendor. For an up- to-date estimate on such expenses, please call our front desk at 206.322.5444.
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