tammyTammy L. (White) Renteria, DVM, AVDC | Owner

Dr. White graduated from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996.

She became a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College in 2009.

She has owned Lower Columbia Veterinary Clinic since 2002 and started Pacific Northwest Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery in 2009 to offer advanced veterinary dentistry for dogs and cats, teaching as well as consulting services in Longview, WA as well as Spokane and Pullman, WA.

Dr. White is part of the Adjunct Faculty at Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. White has 2 children and 2 cats. She enjoys all outdoor activities.

Education: Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College

Dr. Joel Larson, DVM

Dr. Joel Larson graduated with both his Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Ecology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University. Go Cougs! Dr. Larson enjoys interacting with clients and their pets, with specific interests in dentistry, preventative medicine, and the human animal bond. Dr. Larson was drawn to Lower Columbia Veterinary Clinic as he is a native of the Pacific Northwest, growing up in Arlington, Washington.

When not practicing veterinary medicine, his interests include being outdoors hiking, camping, bird watching, and spending time at the coast with his fiancé (who is also a veterinarian) and her two Shiba Inus. Dr. Larson is excited to meet you and your pets!


Frankie was born and raised in Longview Washington, she had a short stint as a stage manager at the Center Stage at Lower Columbia College, but she wanted to work in the veterinary field since she was little and looked up to her Aunt Chere. She has been a veterinary assistant/receptionist at Lower Columbia since 2013 and has done a lot of continuing education in making fear free veterinary visits and strives to make visits as stress free as possible.

Frankie is happily married and together they have four cats (Sansa, Arya, Ygritte, and Tad Cooper), three lizards and two ferrets.

Frankie enjoys reading, gaming, board games, crafts, and crocheting.