Our Team

At VCA North Division Animal Hospital we have made it our mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, the hospital team is made up of compassionate individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience to both you and your pet. Should we ever need the back-up for our most complicated cases, we have a large network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists to consult with. In a word: teamwork!

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.

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Joe Peterson
DVM Medical Director

Dr. Joe Peterson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Canine and Feline Practice). ABVP Diplomates have proven knowledge and expertise above and beyond  what is required to practice veterinary medicine. Dr. Peterson is the first ABVP Diplomate in the Spokane area, and one of 900 ABVP Diplomates worldwide.

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Tami Stokes
Hospital Manager

Tami has been working in the veterinary field since 1991 and has been involved in veterinary clinic management for over 20 years. Tami has been married for 32 years and has a son and an amazing granddaughter. In her free time, she enjoys camping, hiking, gardening, and spending time with her fur babies - 3 Labrador Retrievers, and a naughty cat affectionately named "Brat."


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.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

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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