VCA Alpine Animal Hospital
888 NW Sammamish Road | Issaquah, WA 98027Call 425-315-7709
- Advanced Dental Care
- Emergency Care 24/7
- Oncology (Cancer Treatment)
- Ophthalmology (Eye Care)
- In-house Lab & Pharmacy
- 24-Hour Vet
- Animal Flea Control
- Animal Microchipping
- Emergency Veterinary Clinic
- Small Animal Vet
- Veterinary Dentistry
- Veterinary Euthanasia
- Veterinary Medical Specialties
- Veterinary Surgery
VCA Alpine Animal Hospital, an AAHA-accredited veterinary facility, has been proudly serving the Issaquah community for over 40 years.
When it comes to the health of your pet, VCA Alpine Animal Hospital has it all. Imagine having primary care, urgent care, and emergency services all under one roof. The doctors and staff of VCA Alpine Animal Hospital are here for you and your pet 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, even on major holidays. Our general practice staff sees patients by appointment and emphasizes preventative care and education in an effort to keep you and your pet happy and healthy. If an appointment is not available, our walk-in doctor is ready to see your pet during the day for those medical issues that just shouldn't wait. And our emergency practice team is poised to save your pet's life 24-hours a day, just in case the unexpected happens. We are always here for you.
School: Iowa State University
Dr. Kirsty Cerreti is a 1997 graduate of Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Cerreti has been working as a small animal veterinarian since 1997, and from 1999 until 2001 did work exclusively with small animal diagnostic ultrasound education and training. She came to Seattle from the Chicago area in June of 2001. Dr. Cerreti is the Medical Director at VCA Alpine Animal Hospital and currently provides general medicine and diagnostic ultrasound services. In her spare time, Dr. Cerreti enjoys a variety of outdoor activities, including walking, hiking, camping and alpine skiing. She is the proud mom of a mixed-breed dog and two cats, all of which were rescued. Dr. Cerreti is a caring, compassionate veterinarian dedicated to serving the needs of you and your pets.
School: University of Missouri
Dr. Webb is a primary care veterinarian who treats cats and dogs. Her practice includes annual screenings, puppy & kitten care, senior pet care, nutrition education, parasite treatment and prevention, eye/ear/skin/gastrointestinal/dental health, and acute or chronic illness. Dr. Webb enjoys building a relationship with her clients by providing education and screening tests in order to help their pets live a long, comfortable life. She has additional training in ultrasonography and endoscopy. Dr. Webb also has a special interest in treating cancer patients. Her philosophy is to prevent illness whenever possible, train owners how to take care of pets at home, and to screen for disease early and often.
Dr. Webb was born and raised in Seattle. She and her husband love raising their son in the Issaquah area. If you are an athletic sort, you might see her at the start line of a half marathon, half ironman or on the ski slopes (her husband's family runs a community ski school at Snoqualmie Summit).
School: Colorado State University
Dr. Catherine Cotton received her DVM degree from Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 1996. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Cotton's veterinary interests include internal medicine, soft tissue surgery , dentistry and preventative medicne for all life stages. Veterinary medicine is a second career as Dr. Cotton was a paramedic. firefighter for 18 years prior to becoming a veterinarian. She continues to be involved in human emergency medical services as an active volunteer with the Snoqualmie Fire Department for the past 7 years. In her free time, Dr. Cotton enjoys gardening and traveling with her dalmations
School: Washington State University
Dr. Van joined Alpine Animal Hospital in June of 1987 when it was a three doctor practice in an A frame building by Issaquah Creek. He has seen the practice grow and change in many ways over the years. Prior to becoming a veterinarian, Dr. Van spent six and a half years as a research scientist for Weyerhauser research and development in the energy and environment department, working to make pulp mills more energy efficient and environmentally friendly. He eventually decided to follow his passion to become a veterinarian and graduated from Washington State University Veterinary School in 1987. Dr. Van enjoys working and living in Issaquah with his daughter, two lablike dogs and Blackberry the rabbit. He enjoys all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer, the climate, sailing, hiking, camping and cross country skiing. He also spends a lot of his free time gardening, remodeling and maintaining his house. Dr. Van considers himself a general practitioner with a primary goal of preventative health care so pets can live long and healthy lives. His special interests are dentistry, soft tissue surgery and internal medicine. While primarily seeing dogs and cats, he has been treating pet house rabbits, guinea pigs and other small furry critters for over 20 years.
School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Vrudny joined VCA Alpine in October of 2007. She received her bachelor of Science degree in Marine Science with a minor in biology from Kutztown University in Pennsylvania. Following graduation, she was a wildlife rehabilitator in Florida for several years and an emergency veterinary assistant in Springfield, Oregon. Dr. Vrudny then went on to receive her DVM from Ross University. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association as well as the Emergency and Critical Care Society. Her medical interests are emergency and critical care. In her free time, Dr. Vrudny enjoys hiking with her dogs, spending time outdoors and reading.
School: Tufts University
Dr. Van Voorhis is a native Washingtonian, having grown up on Bainbridge Island. She attended the University Washington where she received Bachelor of Science degrees in biological oceanography and zoology in 1997. She worked for several years as an oceanographer before returning to school and earning her DVM from Tufts University in 2008. Following graduation, she completed a one year internship at the VCA Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle. Dr. Van Voorhis has been an emergency veterinarian at VCA Alpine since August, 2009 and is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, as well as the Emergency and Critical Care Society. She volunteers occasionally as a wildlife veterinarian with PAWS. She is very happy to be back in the Pacific Northwest and some of the activities she enjoys in her free time include hiking, running, playing lacrosse, kayaking, traveling, and swimming. Dr. Van Voorhis shares her home with her husband Henry and their two crazy cats, Madeline and Grover.
School: Washington State University
Mary Ellsworth, originally from California, received her Bachelor of Science in cell and molecular biology and Bachelor of Arts in education from San Francisco State University in 1999. Between 1997 and 2005, she worked as a technician in a variety of practices ranging from shelter medicine to critical care. Mary then decided to attend Washington State University, receiving her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. Following graduation, she completed a small animal medicine and surgery rotating internship at VCA Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle and, in 2010, Mary became an emergency veterinarian at Alpine Animal Hospital. During her free time, Mary enjoys spending time with her multiple pets (2 pit bull terriers, 3 cats, and a bird), shopping for vintage clothing and furniture, yoga, and exploring her new home of Seattle.
School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dr. Grafwallner is originally from Wisconsin and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. She completed a small animal internship at the University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana in 2009. In college, Dr. Grafwallner worked both in a research laboratory focusing on breast cancer and with the Oncology service at the University of Wisconsin Veterinary Teaching Hospital. She also worked with the University of Wisconsin Dr. Leland Allenstein Veterinary Dairy teaching herd and has a special fondness for dairy cows. Her interests in veterinary medicine include emergency medicine and oncology. She moved to Seattle in the fall of 2009. Her other interests include hiking, camping, alpine skiing, sewing, and home remodeling
School: Colorado State University
Dr. Peng completed her Bachelors in Science with a minor in Spanish from Colorado State University in 1994, then went on to receive her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University in 1998. She comes to us from Arizona and has worked at several hospitals before joining our team at Alpine Animal Hospital in August 2000. Dr. Peng is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Animal Hospital Association. Her special interests are dentistry, endoscopy, surgery and preventative medicine. In her free time, Dr. Peng enjoys traveling, swimming, and various outdoor summer activities. She has one cat named "Colby" and a golden retriever named "Jackson". She and Jackson can often be spotted out at Marymoor Park with a latte in one hand and a "chuck it" in the other enjoying the beautiful pacific northwest... if it isn't raining!