Our Practice

We are a full-service animal hospital providing comprehensive pet healthcare services in Dupont, WA. Our veterinarians offer a wide variety of medical, surgical and dental services. Our hospital has advanced equipment and technologies, including comprehensive in-house testing for accurate diagnosis, digital x-ray, surgical suite, dental suite, and a pharmacy. We are committed to providing quality care at every stage of your pet's life. From routine preventive care to early detection and treatment of a wide range of conditions and diseases, we have the expertise to provide the highest standard of care for your pet. We also serve Olympia, Tacoma, Parkland, Lacey, 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.

  • Andrea

    Licensed Vet Technician

    Andrea Macdonald is one of our Licensed Veterinary Technicians at DuPont Vet Center. Andrea has been a veterinary technician for over 25 years and continues to love her work. While the majority of her experience has been working in small community practices with domestic animals like cats and dogs (she spent most of her life living with both), her career has also included working with large animals (horses, cows) and exotic animals (mountain lions, monkeys, porcupines, birds, reptiles). Her career in veterinary medicine has included time teaching and working for the Department of Homeland Security. She graduated with a BS in Veterinary Technology from Mount Ida College in Massachusetts and is licensed in the state of Washington.

  • Jessi

    Licensed Vet Technician

    Jessi has been working in veterinary medicine on and off since high school. After high school, she spent five years in the Air Force as a weather forecaster, then finished college and worked in the finance industry. After about one year in finance, she realized she missed the veterinary field and decided to go back to school to become a veterinary technician. Jessi obtained her veterinary technician license in 2017 but shortly after moved to Germany with her husband who is in the Army. After three years of working at a sport horse breeding and training stables in Germany, they received orders to Washington state where Jessi could again work as a vet technician. She currently works full-time for a veterinary dental specialist, but also enjoys helping out part-time at DuPont Veterinary Center. She lives in Lacey with her husband, two dogs, and two cats.

  • Carolann

    Technician

    Carolann is one of our Veterinary Assistants at DVC. She aspires to become a Veterinarian in the future but, currently is furthering her career and education to become a Veterinary Technician. Carolann has known this is the field for her since she was very young. Carolann has always had a knack for caring for animals, treating animals, and learning as much as she can in order to help them. Carolann often states, “Animals cannot advocate for themselves, but that is what I am here. Animals are family and deserve to be treated as such.” Carolann loves what she does and loves to help animals in need. She likes to take time with owners so they can be comfortable with the information given to them and is always willing to go above and beyond for the pets and their families. Carolann has come so far in this field and is excited for the future. She cannot wait to see what the future holds for her in the Veterinary field.

    Carolann has three animals of her own; Savanna, an 8-year-old black lab mix who is her whole world. Ginny and Onyx who are two-year-old shorthair cats that she loves deeply.

  • Ashley S

    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.

  • Trinity

    Client Liaison & Doctors Assistant

    Trinity is one of our cross-trained team members here at DuPont Vet Center. She is enthusiastic and always learning everything she can. She has loved animals her entire life and always knew she wanted to become a veterinarian. She has a passion for animals and wants to do everything in her power to help advocate for them. She has recently beat cancer on two different occasions at such a young age and is looking into helping animals in Oncology when she goes to vet school. She is currently perusing her zoology degree, at Tacoma Community College. After college and vet school she plans on specializing in animal Oncology, so she can help animals beat cancer like she did. Outside of work, doctors appointments and school she loves to spend her free time with her two goofy German Shepherds, Titan and Reaper.

  • 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.

  • Kristina

    Assistant

    Kristina is one of the Doctor’s Assistants here at DuPont Veterinary Center. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from the University of Georgia in 2013. Happily married to her husband since 2015, she enjoys traveling around the United States with her family, going wherever the Army takes them. When she isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her family, working out, and relaxing with her ridiculous yet loveable dogs.