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Krystyna Nowakowski
Veterinarian DVM

What is your education?
I have my DVM from Oregon State University and my bachelor's degree from the United States Naval Academy.

How long have you been with VCA Northwest Animal Hospital?
I joined in February 2024.

Do you have any pets?
A quarter horse named Lelo and an Australian cattle dog mix named Roo.

Special interests outside of work?
Riding my horse, taking my dog to breweries, and going to the gym.

What do you like most about your job?
Empowering pet owners with the knowledge and tools to keep their furry family members feeling their best between visits. I also have a soft spot for geriatric pets.

Professional special interests/certifications?
I'm interested in rehab and pain management.


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