Our Practice

DuPont Veterinary Center is new to the area, but Dr. Baker has been practicing at other clinics around the Puget Sound treating animals for quite some time before finding the DuPont location. We are a new full service hospital with modern equipment that offers the best care for all your pet's needs. We look forward to serving the DuPont area and becoming your other family doctor.  We also serve Olympia, Lakewood, Anderson Island, Steilacoom and JBLM.

  • Jonathan Baker, DVM

    Doctor

    Dr. Baker was born and raised in Pocatello, Idaho. He completed his undergraduate degree at Idaho State University and is a proud 2014 graduate from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. (GO COUGS!!!) He has a strong interest in business and surgery but also really loves getting to know his clients and patients. He lives in Lakewood with his beautiful wife (also a veterinarian), daughter Alexis, 8 furry children – 4 dogs (Dante, Achilles, Jarvis and Molly), and 4 cats (Saravi, Kallyope, Arya, and Varo), 1 scaly child (Benny Boo the bearded Dragon), and a Tarantula (Persephone). Outside of the Veterinary field Dr. Baker has many other interests including: Superheroes, board games, video games, automotive sports, and wood working and is an avid football fan (GO COUGS!!! GO HAWKS!!!).

  • Kathryn Foreman, DVM

    Doctor

    Dr. Kathryn Foreman is a small animal General Practitioner. She grew up in Walla Walla, attending Washington State University then moving to Tuskegee, Alabama where she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1991. Afterward, she joined the Army Veterinary Corp Fort Irwin, CA. Returned to Washington where she currently has lived for the past 20 years. Passionate about client communication and quality health care, her goal is to share her passion for veterinary medicine with the community. Dr. Foreman enjoys spending time outdoors, music, reading,  and traveling. She is happiest when she is able to spend time with her daughters Kiana 25/Le Cordon Bleu, Nicole 24/Media Arts and Animation, and their sassy cat, Dakota/15

  • Laura Fisher, DVM

    Doctor

    Dr. Fisher was born in Columbus, OH, but lived in Florida for the majority of her life. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Tampa in 2005 and then her doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Florida in 2009. Go Gators! With a desire for a cooler climate and to be closer to the mountains, she moved across the country to Washington at the end of 2017. Dr Fisher now resides in Lacey and shares her home with 3 cats (a Tuxedo named Max, a Siamese named Emma, and a mischievous orange boy named Quentin). Her veterinary interests are focused in internal medicine and outside of work she enjoys cooking, reading, and anything that gets her outside.

  • Jerry

    Office Manager

    Jerry is our Hospital Manager at DuPont Veterinary Center. He is an entrepreneur, big dreamer, and sleep enthusiast. He reads books frequently, enjoys outdoor activities, and plays video games when he’s feeling lazy. He started in the veterinary industry in 2012 as a business associate at Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He has worked in the Puget Sound area at a few veterinary clinics since 2016. He prides himself as being “the only morning person in the clinic.” Jerry has a background in Business, Leadership, and Psychology.

    Jerry is always doing what he can to keep the hospital growing. Providing the best care and making sure the team loves coming to work every day are his two main goals. Jerry currently has no pets, but loves animals.

  • Mercedes

    Client Care Representative

    Mercedes is one of the Client Liaison’s here at DVC. She earned her Associates Degree in Medical Assisting in 2015. She has 2 kids and has been married to her husband for 12 years. In her down time she enjoys crafting, cooking and more crafting. Mercedes is passionate about working with kids, and animals. She is also passionate about serving others. She volunteers at events with her husband’s unit and has participated in the Family Readiness Group. Mercedes and her family moved here 6 months ago, before moving to JBLM she worked in the classroom with kindergartners and preschoolers. When they moved here she brought Montana, a 6yr old German Shepherd mix, here to establish care and then became a member of our team shortly after. In June, they added Phoenix, a Siberian Husky puppy. Mercedes also takes pride in her work ethic. She enjoys being challenged and setting difficult goals for herself.

  • Kelsie

    Technician

    Kelsie is a Technician at DuPont Veterinary Center. She graduated with her associates degree at the same time as she graduated high school, then went to WSU to pursue her bachelor’s degree, graduating in 2014. After discovering her true passion for helping animals, she decided to go back to school to soon become a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She prides herself on being an advocate for your pet, and giving them a voice since they can’t speak for themselves. She is always the first to say “yes” to taking on new challenges. Researching and learning about new discoveries/techniques in the veterinary field is important to her. Kelsie has been working in the veterinary industry since early 2016, starting as a receptionist then quickly moving to a veterinary assistant role so she could be more hands-on with animal care. She has worked closely with Dr. Baker since starting in the field, then following him to DVC when we opened in 2017. When she isn’t working or studying, she enjoys spending time with her pets and her family, hiking, cooking, and thrift shopping.

    Kelsie’s pets include Lua, and Kaio. Lua is a spunky, intelligent, 4-year-old Blue Heeler mix who is full of attitude. Kaio is a playful and simple Red Heeler rescue with a lot of love to give.

  • Angela

    Assistant

    Angela is one of the Doctors Assistants here at DVC. She is very passionate about animal and contributing when ever she can to people who are less fortunate or in need. Angela is new to the veterinary field and is excited to be learning everything she can about her new career path. Some of her hobbies include hiking, wake boarding, cooking and she is always the first person to try something new. She believes that it is important to step outside of what you are comfortable with because life is about experiences. Angela attended Tennessee State University on a softball scholarship, where she studied communications. She then Transfered to Western Kentucky University where she furthered her study in radio broadcasting. She often volunteered her time with WKU’s national public radio station and PBS.  Angela has a 5 year old pit bull german shepherd mix named Myka. Myka is an intelligent charismatic girl who will do anything for food! She is always the center of attention in her household and steals the hearts of everyone she meets.

  • Ashley

    Assistant

    Ashley is one of the new team members at DuPont Veterinary Center. She was born and raised in Central Florida, and animals have always been her life. Growing up she was active in 4-H and FFA and knew she wanted a professional career involving animals. After completing Animal Behavior Colleges’ Veterinary Assistant program, she gained some experience in the veterinary field. This experience helped her run a successful pet sitting business in Central Texas, as well as being the Lead Kennel Technician at a local boarding facility here in Washington. She has 2 children and has been married for 10 years. When she’s not working, she enjoys horseback riding, doing research on various things, hanging out with her family and pets.

    Ashley’s pets include: Bogan the Therapy Dog, 3 cats: ButtScratch, Peter & Buster, 2 guinea pigs: PigPig & Zelda.

  • Nicole

    Assistant

    Nicole moved from the south suburbs of Chicago and started at DVC in November 2019. She was working on a degree in Fire Science Management and realized while working at DuPont Vet Center that she wanted to pursue her passion for animals. She is currently working on becoming an LVT at Penn Foster. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, gardening, and spending time with her husband and animals. Her family includes her adventure-loving cat Stan Lee, her goofball German Shepherd/Husky Fury, her rambunctious kitten Rhodey, and her carpet python Gamora (She’s a Marvel fanatic as well!). She is looking forward to many years in the veterinary field and is loving every minute of learning at DVC.

  • Sarah

    Client Care Representative

    Sarah is one of the new team members at DuPont Veterinary Center. She has always loved working with animals. Most of her jobs have pertained to animals in some way. She was born and raised in South Florida, where she met her husband. She is owned by 2 dogs (Lugar and Niko) and 2 cats (Tiki and Nugget). She enjoys coffee, cooking, fishing, the outdoors, and spending time with her husband and furkids.