Seattle Veterinary Associates was founded in 1971 by Dr. Sanford Olson, Dr. Donald Canfield, and Dr. Stephen Jones. To provide patients with the extraordinary care they deserved, we:
The vision of providing the highest quality veterinary care to pets in the Puget Sound area remains integral to each of us today.
Coupled with our considerate expansion and the advancement of our medical capabilities at all our hospitals, we are proud to be providing the highest quality veterinary care to pets and their families.
Learn more about our experienced veterinarians and technicians or the services we provide to pets across our four Seattle locations.
In 1971, the original practice opened its doors at the current location of Queen Anne Animal Clinic.
In 1972, Green Lake Animal Hospital opened and became the central hospital serving the Queen Anne Animal Clinic.
In 1979, we acquired Ravenna Park Animal Hospital. That same year, Dr. Patrick Richardson joined the partnership.
In 1992, Dr. Stuart Spencer joined our partnership.
In 2000, Dr. Jeb Mortimer joined as a partner.
In 2002, Ravenna Park Animal Clinic moved and became Ravenna Animal Hospital.
In 2008, Dr. Mark Donovan and Northwest Veterinary Hospital joined our partnership.
In 2015, Dr. Valissitie Heeren and Dr. Maryam Salt joined our partnership.
In 2016, we opened our mobile veterinary nursing unit “SVA On The Go,” the only mobile veterinary care unit associated with a full service hospital in all of Seattle.