Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives.

To be true to the mission, the hospital team relies on several individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet. And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists.

Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.

Get to know us. Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

paw Team Spotlight
Jill James
DVM Medical Director

Dr. Jill James has been practicing at Alderwood Companion Animal Hospital since 2004. She grew up in the Kirkland area, and after spending many years in Eastern Washington at Gonzaga University and Washington State University for vet school, she happily returned to the west side of the state. Dr. James lives in Bothell with her husband, and stays very busy with her daughter, twin boys, fuzzy dog Weesie, and one fish. In her lack of spare time, she would love to be outdoors, gardening, leisurely drinking coffee, or playing on the ocean beaches


Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.
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Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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