Please note: We will be closed on Saturday, December 24th – Sunday, December 25th for Christmas!

Lower Columbia Veterinary Team

Thank you for making us your preferred veterinarian in Longview, WA. Meet our amazing team below!

Lower Columbia Veterinary Team

The staff of Lower Columbia Veterinary Clinic is chosen for their professionalism, compassion, and love of animals. Our compassionate and caring team of veterinarians, veterinary technicians, receptionists, administrative staff, and animal care specialists are committed to bringing you the very best in comprehensive veterinary care for your pets.

Dr. Tammy White-Renteria

Dr. Tammy White-Renteria

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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. She started Pacific Northwest Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery in 2009 to offer advanced veterinary dentistry for dogs and cats, teaching, and consulting services. 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

Catherine Cooney

Catherine Cooney

Hospital Manager

Catherine is our Hospital Manager who has been in the veterinary field for ten years. She started as a kennel assistant and worked her way through all roles in the hospital to management. This gives her a unique perspective on how the day flows in all aspects of the hospital. With keeping communications open and streamlining our patient care in an efficient manner. She believes in complete transparency regarding hospital updates amongst the team and clients. You’ll hear her say “By putting in a collaborative effort, we can change the culture of veterinary medicine and still provide quality care to our patients and clients”.

When she’s not managing Lower Columbia, Catherine can be found doing a multitude of tasks at home or outside. Depending on the weather; She really enjoys hiking, archery, and kayaking in the mountains and rivers of South-West Washington during the warmer months. In the colder months, you can find her bundled up with a good book and steaming a cup of tea or playing board games with her kiddos.

Chelsey

Chelsey

Veterinary Technician

How long have you been practicing? 13 Years

What do you pride yourself in when it comes to veterinary medicine and/or taking care of your patients? Sending Patients home happy and healthy, and being able to help when animals need it most.

What do you like to do in your free time? Horseback riding, walking my dogs, yoga, kayaking, hiking.

Sarah

Sarah

Lead Veterinary Assistant

How long have you been practicing? 4 Years

What do you pride yourself in when it comes to veterinary medicine and/or taking care of your patients? My favorite thing about Vet Med is doing dentistry. Being able to get my patients’ teeth white and sparkly is very fulfilling.

What do you like to do in your free time? Catch up on my favorite TV shows!

Jaedyn

Jaedyn

Receptionist

How long have you been practicing? 2 Years

What do you pride yourself in when it comes to veterinary medicine and/or taking care of your patients? I like being able to help others with their pets! It makes me feel good when I make a sick pet feel better.

What do you like to do in your free time? I like to hang out with my dogs, go shopping, watch Netflix, and hang around the house. Sometimes we enjoy going hiking!

Zoey

Zoey

Bio coming soon!