Our doctors are skilled professionals capable of providing a full spectrum of comprehensive surgery including advanced orthopedic surgery, medical diagnostics, and treatments to ensure the best possible outcome for your pet. Our team compliments each other with different special areas of interest and expertise. They look forward to providing the best possible care for your pet’s specific needs.
Dr. Fiona Hillenbrand is originally from Great Britain and moved to the U.S. over 20 years ago. She completed her DVM at Oregon State University and also qualified as a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in Great Britain.
Dr. Katie Yackley received a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science in 1998 and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2001 from Washington State University. In 2004 she also obtained a Masters of Preventive Veterinary Medicine from the University of California-Davis.
Hailing from Minnesota originally, Dr. Barbara Panata moved to Walla Walla in 2001, at which time she fell in love with the Pacific Northwest. She spent several years living in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, where she became fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Byrant was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. Her passion for animals took her first to Virginia, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Randolph College in 2013, then a DVM from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017.