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2829 East 27th Ave
Spokane, WA 99223

P. (509) 535-3551 • F. (509) 532-9989
Pet Emergency Clinic: (509) 326-6670

Our Veterinarians

Christine Perry-Siems

Christine Perry-Siems, DVM/Owner

Dr. Siems always wanted to to be a doctor, but found human medicine and hospitals unwelcoming. So she decided to follow in hr dads foot steps and become a veterinarian.  She graduated from WSU in 1998. She finds creating lasting relationships with clients and their pets most rewarding.

Dr. Siems has a special interest in surgery, especially orthopedics. Her goal with every patient is to understand the clients concerns for their pet and offer compassionate care options that address these concerns.

Dr. Siems spearheaded our Fear Free Certification  for our hospital and loves the way the patients respond in a positive way.

Dr. Siems family consists of her husband Jeff, daughter Sophie, French Bulldog 'GiGi', and horses, ponies, chickens, and 'Rosebush' our cat.

Dr. Siems maintains the faith that things work out for the best, the way they were intended. She believes this is an optimistic outlook to live by.

Fear Free Certified Professional

Marybeth Porter

Marybeth Porter, DVM

Dr. Porter became a veterinarian because she has always had a love for animals and science. She graduated in 1981 from WSU. Her goal at every visit is to address the concerns the client has for the patient, to give a thorough exam, and take care of the patient as the owner is able to do.

Dr. Porter is Fear Free Certified and is excited to help reduce fear, anxiety, and stress in our patients.

Dr. Porter's family includes her husband, one grown daughter and two grown sons. She has two Labradoodles of her own and takes pride in breeding an occassional litter of Labradoodles. And of course Sherlock, her 37 year old Amazon Parrot. 

Fear Free Certified

John Freeman

John Freeman, DVM

Dr. Freeman has always loved to be around animals and loved the idea of working with them. Becoming a veterinarian seemed to be agood way to be able to do that.

Dr. Freeman's goal with every patient is to understand their problem, figure our the cause, and fix it.

Dr. Freeman has joined our team in our fear free initiative and enjoys using the techniques he learned during his certification. He is now proud to say he is fear free certified.

Dr. Freeman's family consists of his wife Cary, his step children: Zak, Kori, and Kellie, and his son Braiden. They also have Zak the german shepherd, Zoloti the german shepherd, Jodi the miniature schnauzer, Kaijo the cat, Jessie the cat, Rio the mccaw, Charlie the sun conure and Ricky Bobby the green cheek conure. We don't want to forget the fish, turkeys, and deer that inhabit his property.

'You have to ride the horse in the direction that it is going'

Fear Free Certified


Dr. Souder

Dr. Heather Souder


Originally from Seattle, Washington, Dr. Souder grew up in a home full of cats, dogs, guinea pigs, and hamsters. She also spent many summer weekends riding and showing horses, and she even built homemade jumping courses for her corgi, Buttons. She knew from a young age that caring for animals was one of her greatest passions.

Rocky Mountain College, B.A. in English Literature, B.S. in Equine Science
University of Minnesota, DVM
Riding horses, skiing, reading, traveling with my husband, and snuggling with our 3 cats.
Special interests in veterinary medicine include soft tissue surgery, feline medicine, geriatric care, and fostering the human-animal bond.

Fear Free Certified


Dr. Sinnamon

Dr. Mary Sinnamon

Dr. Mary Sinnamon is living her dream as she had wanted to be a veterinarian since early childhood. She has always had a fascination with all different kinds of animals and would attempt to learn all she could about them. Along with this fascination came a love for their well-being which developed later into her passion for medicine and concern for fellow pet-owners.

Dr. Sinnamon attended Michigan State University and currently lives with her wife, Elis, who is also a veterinarian. Their pride and joy include their 5 cats (Luna, Sgt. Pepper, Billie Joe, Manny, and Samhain), and a bunny named Kirby. She also has a variety of exotics: fancy goldfish and a pleco, snakes, geckos, a turtle, a tortoise, and a variety of invertebrates: blue death feigning beetles, a tailless whipscorpion, a hissing cockroach, and various species of tarantulas. She loves and has owned giant millipedes and various species of praying mantis. Ask her anything about her pets and you can get her to talk for hours!

Dr. Sinnamon loves all creatures great and small with a special interest in exotic animal medicine. Her goal is to work alongside pet-owners to provide the best possible care for their pets.

Fear Free Certified