He met his wife Sarah as an undergraduate at Vanderbilt. She is from Lynden and works as a Registered Nurse. They have a daughter named Sienna, a dog named Callie, and a cat named Moe. They enjoy walking, hiking, camping, reading, video games, and watching the Mariners and Seahawks with friends and family.
Dr. Spargo lives in Lynden with his wife Jenna, their dog Willow, and their cat Mochi. In his free time he enjoys cycling, canoeing, and painting.
Dr. O’Brien lives in Bellingham with her fiancé Nate, a rowdy collie mix named Crowley, and their two cats Captain and Mister Bud. She enjoys backpacking, scuba diving, travel and curling up with a good book.
Initially, Dr. Erickson practiced both large and small animal medicine. His love for surgery, however, led him to his current position which is primarily practicing small animal medicine with a special interest in anything surgical; particularly orthopedic (bone) surgery. His orthopedic endeavors include fracture repair and performing Tibial Tuberocity Advancements (TTA) to help dogs with cranial cruciate ligament injuries. He also serves as managing partner for Kulshan.
When he is not fixing pets, Kevin enjoys reading and spending time with his family; wife Robin (aka Dr. Eggenberger) and their three sons. He also spends time merging both his technical and creative sides on his computer and serves on the Ferndale School Board. Dr. Erickson also helps the family care for their two cats, Crystal & Brownie; a couple of pygmy goats, four ducks, two turkeys and several chickens.
Dr. Murdock lives in Bellingham with her dog Chloe and an undisclosed number of rescued cats. She enjoys hiking, hockey, and good books shared with cuddly cats.
When not at work, Dr. Magrath enjoys watching sports (especially Seahawk and WSU football), cooking, golfing, and spending time with his family and friends. He also has two cats named Jasmine and Zoey.
Perry enjoys general practice but has special interests in canine reproduction and general dentistry. He is a member of the Society for Theriogenology (reproduction), the American Veterinary Dental Society, AAHA and AVMA. He has a deep respect for the human-animal bond, and particularly enjoys watching children grow up with their family pets.
Perry lives in Lynden with his wife Megan. They enjoy watching movies, traveling, and boating in the San Juans and Vancouver Island with their two German Shepherds Nike and Zeus.
Robin, who is married to Dr. Erickson, has started to play the banjo, enjoys many types of music, camping, fishing and hunting. She enjoys family time with their 3 sons (when they are home from college). She has a fond interest in poultry and enjoys her numerous bantam chickens, turkeys and ducks.
Dr. Gadsby lives in Everson with her husband, 3 cats, and 3 dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys running with her dogs, hiking, camping, and reading.
Outside of veterinary medicine, David and his wife Kim enjoy hiking, photography and spoiling his two daughters, Francis and Grace. They share their farm with 5 horses, 3 ducks and about a dozen chickens.
During vet school, Dr. Niko decided she wanted to migrate further West and while spending two weeks with Kulshan Veterinary Hospital, she fell in love with Whatcom County. She loves all animals but especially enjoys working with cattle (both dairy and beef), goats, sheep, pigs and camelids. Her favorite part of her job is visiting with the farmers and ranchers while getting to help their animals produce and live healthier lives.
In Dr. Niko’s free time, she enjoys the great outdoors, audiobooks, and lifting heavy weights at the gym. She also enjoys spending time with her mixed breed dog Dylan well as game nights with her friends and family.
Although Dr. Smith has focused on equine medicine, lameness, and dentistry, she enjoys all aspects of large animal medicine. She especially enjoys bovine and small ruminant medicine and surgery.
Her outside interests include snow skiing, water skiing, quilting and reading. She has also enjoyed the occasional game of pickleball. Her seven animals (3 dogs and 4 cats) also occupy much of her time and energy.