Beginning on Tuesday, May 14th, we will no longer be able to see walk-in examinations on Tuesday's. Please call our office at 253-874-8387 if you have any questions. 

BenDetta Dickerson, Staff Veterinarian


Dr. Dickerson graduated from Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, in 1996. She wanted to be a veterinarian since she was 8 years old. She comes from a background of small animal medicine with an emphasis in both exotic animals and pocket pets. She has been with VCA Panther Lake Animal Hospital since 2007. Although BenDetta was born in Stamford, CT, she lived in Seattle for most of her life and is the oldest of four children. She graduated from Cleveland High School and has worked in veterinary medicine off and on since she was 17 years old. She has worked at both daytime practices and at an emergency clinic. She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Zoology at WSU, she did however take a break from veterinary medicine to work in the legal field. She worked in both litigation and bankruptcy before applying to veterinary school.  Her Scottish Fold, Kobe take up most of her spare time. She enjoys reading mysteries, collecting anything "turtle", and going to Seahawks games at Century Link Field as well as watching them on TV.

Dr. Dickerson

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