Dr. Monica Townsend, Practice Owner

Dr. Townsend graduated Summa Cum Laude from WSU in 1985. She started her practice the same year from her home before moving to our current location in 1991 where we have been ever since.

  • Years in Practice: 29
  • Education: Washington State University


Dr. John Faulkner

Dr. Faulkner has been living and practicing veterinary medicine in Washougal and east Clark County for 30 + years. He has been here with us since 2004. In his free time he enjoys music, camping, scuba diving, and watching the Washougal River flow by his house.

  • Years in Practice: 33
  • Education: Stanford, Washington State University


Dr. Lori Heirman

Dr. Heirman has been practicing both small and large animal medicine since graduating from WSU in 1999. She got her start in the animal health field back in 1987 when she was volunteering for Dr. Townsend. She loves working with felines especially and practicing preventative medicine. In her free time she has been remodeling an old historic home on the coast.

  • Years in Practice: 15
  • Education: Washington State University


Dr. Theresa Kokta

Dr. Kokta graduated from WSU in 2009 and has been practicing here since. She also runs a mobile large animal practice. Dr. Kokta is a native of Washougal and enjoys horseback riding and camping in her spare time.

  • Years in Practice: 5
  • Education: Washington State University