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Our Practice

We are a full-service animal hospital providing comprehensive pet healthcare services in Belfair, WA. Our veterinarians offer a wide variety of medical, surgical and dental services, including holistic therapies. Our hospital has advanced equipment and technologies, including comprehensive in-house testing for accurate diagnosis, digital x-ray, surgical suite, dental suite, and a pharmacy. We are committed to providing quality care at every stage of your pet's life. From routine preventive care to early detection and treatment of a wide range of conditions and diseases, we have the expertise to provide the highest standard of care for your pet. We serve clients near and far, including Bremerton, Gig Harbor, Port Orchard, Shelton, Allyn, Grapeview, and Seabeck.

  • Dr. Heidi Brees, DVM


    Dr. Heidi Brees said from the time she was 3-years-old that she wanted to be a veterinarian and help animals. During high school and collage she volunteered at animal shelters, socializing and training, hoping to help the animals be able to find forever homes. She left the Pacific Northwest to attend Kansas State University for her Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science, then returned to receive her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from Washington State University in 2020. While one of her favorite parts of veterinary medicine is the diversity seen any given day, she has a particular interest in soft tissue surgery, dentistry, and reproduction. She loves working with dogs and cats, and also enjoys goats and sheep.

    In her time away from helping animals, she enjoys baking, fencing, hiking, traveling, doing craft projects, and hanging out at home with her three cats; Scamp, Pig, and Little Man.

  • Dr. Natalie Warren

    Relief Vet

    After working in the recreational retail field for several years, Dr. Natalie Warren followed her lifelong passion for veterinary medicine and attended vet school at Colorado State University. After graduating, she worked in rural mixed-animal practices, as well as small-animal hospitals and emergency centers, and then built and managed an urban-centered small-animal hospital in Tacoma for many years.

    Now, Dr. Warren works part time as a relief veterinarian, filling in for vets on the Kitsap Peninsula and surrounding areas when they need to take a break. She says the talented and friendly staff at Belltowne Veterinary Center have made the clinic a great fit for her, and so the clinic has become a pretty regular gig.

    The rest of Dr. Warren’s life is under the management of a couple of horses, 18 chickens, 2 barn cats and 2 house cats.  She and her horse Hank are training for 3-day eventing competitions. Any free time is taken up with gardening and medium-distance running.

  • April

    Hospital Manager

    April has been in the veterinary field since 1993, starting out as a kennel assistant for a clinic in Gig Harbor while in high school. She served in the US Army as a veterinary technician for 4 years stationed in MD. She joined Belltowne Veterinary Center in August 2009 and became the office Manager in October 2015. Her favorite part of the veterinary field is the human animal bond.

    April and her husband Paul have 1 cat, 3 dogs and a couple fish tanks. April actively participates in flyball with the Cascade Comets, with her 3 dogs; Rossi- Jack Russell, Indi- Border Collie, and Mac- Terrier/ Poodle Mix. April also likes to run, hike, camp, garden and ride motorcycles.

  • Madeleine

    Licensed Vet Technician

    Madeleine is the clinic’s crazy cat lady. She graduated from Pierce College’s Veterinary Technician program in June 2019 and joined the Belltowne team shortly thereafter. Her favorite parts of the job are anesthesia and helping with treatments on cats. She has two cats of her own named Charlie and Marceline. In her free time, she enjoys reading, trail hiking, and watching Youtube videos.

  • Kelsie

    Treatment Lead

    Hi my name is Kelsie! I moved to WA from California where I grew up. I am a navy wife and a dog mom to a cute boxer named Roczen. I graduated from a vet tech program in 2017 and have worked in the animal field since. I am a huge dog lover, favorite breed being boxer of course. In my spare time I like to go to concerts, watch football and adventure outdoors.

  • Aubrey

    Treatment Lead

    Aubrey has been in veterinary medicine since 2015. Aubrey has always been interested in the field since she was a little girl; she has always had a passion for helping those who cannot help themselves. Born abroad to a military family, Aubrey moved to the beautiful Pacific Northwest when she was 4. She did the running start program, finishing her high school career with college courses. Aubrey completed a bachelor degree in zoology from Washington State University and moved back to western Washington. Aubrey has 4 cats with her other half, John-Michael: Gatsby, Akila, Scribbles, and Fraya. When Aubrey is not at work, she is busy at home caring for her growing family and trying to enjoy quiet time where she can.

  • Kaylyn

    Treatment Team

    Kaylyn has been with Belltowne Veterinary Center since 2014. She loves seeing all the different breeds of dogs and cats. Kaylyn has a son named Charlie and is currently engaged! She has 2 furry family members, a mixed breed dog named Sid and a cat named Cheezie. In her spare time she loves going 4 wheeling/mudding in 4×4 trucks, riding quads, camping, going to drag races and spending time at home with the family watching movies.

  • Carol

    Treatment Team

    Carol has been with Belltowne Veterinary Center since 2014. Growing up on a farm started her lifelong dream of working in the veterinary field.
    Carol & husband Robert have been married for 19 years and enjoy their home with a handsome German Shepherd, Maazi, a kitty, Boris, and 3 chickens, Joan Jett, Hazel, & Alice.
    Carol and her family love gardening, hiking, camping, cycling, reading, and of course spending time with family.

  • Liza


    Liza joined our Belltowne team in 2009 and has been in the vet field since 1999.
    She is known for her care, compassion and concern for all pets.
    Her favorite pastime revolves around her own pets (2) canines Fred and Darren, (2) 3 legged cats, I-Lean, and Jack, and (2) 4 legged brother cats Coal and Edward.
    Customer relations, receptionist and the occasional back room assistant along with her ability to multi task and assist in many facets of providing the best to all of our patients and their 2 legged parents.
    Liza and her husband, Doug met in 1994. They have been married since 1995 and currently reside in Manchester.

  • Adam


    Adam comes to our veterinary clinic with a long history of working in customer service and nonprofits. He is a regular volunteer in the community, having worked and given his time to multiple causes helping animals and children in need. Having moved here from California, the Pacific Northwest has quickly become home. The lack of heat and sunshine are two of his favorite things about the area. 

  • Amanda


    My name is Amanda, although I go by Mandy at the Clinic. I’ve been working for Belltowne Veterinary Center as a Receptionist and Kennel Assistant since October 2018. My current goal is to become a Vet Technician and progress in my education. ‘There is always room for improvement’ is pretty much my motto, and I do what I can to improve myself as a person, as well as at my job. I’ve always wanted to work with animals, so I’m very blessed to have gotten the opportunity. I hope if there’s ever anything you need help doing, that you know you can count on me.”

  • Edwin


    Edwin is an avid animal lover and is a proud Dad of two amazing kitty boys (Oliver in the above pic). His mother spent most of her life in the equestrian world so he grew up on horseback. He has gained a background working as an animal control officer in Idaho and has worked at an animal sanctuary he has gone on many rescue missions. Edwin has plans to further his animal education and career here at Belltowne and his primary goal is to become an animal behaviorist. He also is a live-in caretaker at a dog boarding facility, he loves to spend his time out with the pack. Edwin’s hobbies are the occasional video game, movie fanatic, playing his guitar, and rockhounding.

  • Aubree


    Hi, I’m Aubree! I have dreamed of working with animals since I was a little kid. I started working at a pet lodge when I was 16 and found myself spending my free time and lunches with the foster dogs we had at the facility. Since then, I’ve been doing everything possible to work with animals in need and I am so happy to have found a job with Belltowne getting to do what I love! I’m currently in school for veterinary assisting, so on my days off, you can find me studying, volunteering at Paws or spending time with my dogs Duke and Daisy, my cat Ozzy, and my husband Seth! I look forward to seeing you around Belltowne!

  • Emma


    Emma comes to our clinic with an extensive background in customer service. Along side her ready and willingness to learn about what our doctors do here, Emma is currently enrolled at Tacoma Community College, looking to transfer to WSU for a bachelors in Business Marketing. Emma dedicates her free time to her two fur babies, Zeppelin, who is a very sweet miniature Blue Heeler, and Madonna, her friendly feline. Her hobbies include her cover band, who play 90’s and early 2000’s music, watching baseball and basketball, live from the stands of course, and staying in to watch movies with the furry members of her family!

  • Katlin

    Kennel Assistant

    Hi! I’m Katlin, I have been with Belltowne since 2021 after spending just over 2 years at another clinic. From a young age I have always had an interest in animals and their care. My mother still laughs that my first steps were to a box of piglets instead of her or dad. I love saying hi and snuggling the kitties and puppies as well as taking the dogs for walks during their visits. At home, my husband and I are the proud parents of two dogs, a chocolate lab, River and a mixed breed tripod, Willow. We also have three cats, Del, Boba Fett, and Junipurr. In my off time, I can be found studying to become a veterinary technician. I also enjoy visiting antique stores, caring for my flower garden, and camping with my husband and the dogs.

  • Katie

    Animal Care Provider

    Katie has been with Belltowne since 2013. She is the benevolent mom of two dogs; Ivan and Marty and two guinea pigs; Newt and Porkchop. On her off time you can find her baking, reading or working as a barista at her second job. She is also a Harry Potter enthusiast, she belongs to house Hufflepuff. What house do you belong to?

  • Aubrey Cannon

    Dr. Boone's Assistant

    After getting her business degree, Aubrey accidentally fell in to working in vet medicine in 2019 when she started working for her mother as a veterinary receptionist. Since then, Aubrey has become a part of the Belltowne family as Dr. Boone’s assistant. She enjoys working with black cats and even has one at home; her beloved cat Smudge. When Aubrey is not at home, she fills her free time with camping, hiking, and concerts.

  • Adrienne

    Dr. Brees' Assistant

    My name is Adrienne and I have worked at Belltowne since 2021. I started in veterinary medicine in about 2012 at a parrot sanctuary. I have worked in most capacities of veterinary medicine; I started out as a receptionist, worked myself into a kennel position and later I became a veterinary assistant. I am looking forward to starting my LVT training later this year. I love all sorts of animals and look forward to meeting new furry friends everyday.

    My hobbies include doting upon my 2 beautiful Dobermans, sewing and most crafty things and the great outdoors. My family includes my husband, my 2 children, 2 dogs, 3 cats and the frequent foster kitten from Mason County Humane Society.

  • Kristina

    Dr. Ryan's Assistant

    Kristina has been working at Belltowne since September 2015. She has a lovely dog named Huckelberry, 2 cats and a herd of sheep. She loves the outdoors and is super crafty.

  • Kathy

    Dr. Warren's assistant

    Kathy was raised on a farm, caring for all sorts of animals. After spending a life time on the farm, she wanted to get into animal care and focus on improving quality of life for pets. She has 5 fur babies total: Nugget the Corgi, two Red Heelers named Grimm and Barklee, and 2 black cats, Potato and Cakepop. In Kathy’s free time, you can find her gardening or camping. She has worked for Belltowne Vet Center since 2021 and aspires to learn more from the veterinarian field and help others.