236 36th Street, Bellingham, WA 98225

Open Mon-Fri: 7:30AM to 6PM, Sat: 8AM to 12PM

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Open Mon-Fri: 5PM to 10PM, Sat: 12PM to 8PM, Sun: 12PM to 6PM

Village Veterinary Hospital Make an Appointment Pharmacy 360-647-1980

Our Support Staff

Cassna LaCount

Hospital Director

Cassna joined Village Vet in June 2020, as the Hospital Director. Her goal was to help the clinic, and the clients adapt to the new normal of COVID protocols. Cassna will continue to support the clients, and is continuously seeking ways to improve the client experience at Village Veterinary Hospital. 

Cassna’s love of animals started early. As a child, she helped care for various farm animals and pets. She began her veterinary career as a receptionist at a Skagit County veterinary clinic in 2003 and never looked back. 

Cassna has three children and four grandchildren. She shares her home with Ren, a 6-year-old, three-legged Basenji mix; Cleo, a 7-year-old feline princess, and Oakley, a 6-year-old hunter cat who is addicted to catnip. In her free time, Cassna enjoys reading and writing fiction novels, and exploring the Pacific Northwest.

Kaili L.

Customer Service Representative

Kaili joined Village Vet in October 2020. She shares her home with a 1.5-year-old golden retriever named Gecko who loves to swim, do tricks for treats and bark at cows. In her free time, Kaili enjoys taking Gecko to the beach, river and nearby lakes. 

Erin Gofort

Customer Service Representative

Erin has an associate degree from Western Washington University and joined Village Vet in July 2020. She discovered her love of animals when she participated in FFA growing up and when she volunteered for a cat adoption center. In her free time, Erin enjoys doing Cosplay, and even sews her own costumes. She also likes drawing, going out dancing with her friends and watching TV.  

Emerald Rose

Customer Service Representative 

Emerald studied criminal justice in college but hated it. However, she loved the community service she did for the animal shelter, where she became serious about working in animal care. She joined Village Vet in August 2021.

Emerald has always been a crazy cat girl. She shares her home with Biscuit, a 12-year-old female cat who was found on the edge of Ted Nugent’s property in lower Michigan and Ginsburg, a handsome one-year-old male tabby. In her free time, Emerald is active in women’s groups and likes to read and play PC and Nintendo games.

Annie Muller

Veterinary Assistant

Annie’s love of animals started with the dogs and cats she grew up with. While she has a BS in Environmental Science, she decided to work with animals and joined Village Vet in August 2021. She shares her home with mother and daughter seal point Siamese cats; mom Jasmine is nine and baby Salem is one. Both are polydactyl. In her free time, Annie likes to paint and play volleyball with her friends. 

Heather Burford

Customer Service Representative

Heather has loved animals for as long as she can remember. She has an associate degree in art and science with a concentration in medical assistant training, and she joined us in September 2018. She shares her home with Calcifer, a three-month-old kitten; Shadow, an 11-year-old cat; Koda, a 6-year-old cat; Nani, a 13-year-old cat; Chico, an 11-year-old lab mix, and Hugh, a 5-year-old bearded dragon. In her free time, Heather likes to read, watch movies with friends, visit her grandchildren, explore new restaurants, and organize and clean her home. 

Andrea Kelly

Veterinary Assistant

Andrea’s love of animals started at her first job in high school when she worked in a kennel. She moved here from Texas and joined Village Vet in December 2019. She has a cat named Bennie who loves string cheese. In her free time, Andrea likes to relax, watch TV and explore Washington.

Dolores

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Dolores has loved animals since she was a child. She joined Village Vet in February 2001 and is licensed as a veterinary technician in Washington state. She shares her home with a 5-year-old cat named Jasper. She likes to spend her free time outdoors in the sunshine, as well as swimming, hiking, cooking, reading and taking care of her houseplants.