Meet our Staff

VETERINARIANS

Dr. Dwight Waknitz, D.V.M.

Dwight graduated from Washington State University in 1979 and has worked at Olympic Veterinary Clinic since 1985. His special interests are small animal reproduction and orthopedic cases with particular emphasis on stifle injuries.

He enjoys hiking, bicycling, and kayaking when not working. His Scottish Terrier,Henri, is often seen in the clinic. Henri thinks that everyone that comes to Olympic Veterinary Clinic is there to see him.

Dr. Sandra Stubchaer, D.V.M.

Sandra Stubchaer graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2008. Following graduation she completed a rotating small animal internship at the Veterinary Medical and Surgical group in Ventura, California.  She spent the last 8 years working at a small animal practice in Gilroy, CA (the garlic capital!). Dr. Stubchaer loves working with clients and their pets to provide the best possible care. She has a special interest in rehabilitation, dermatology and the care of geriatric patients.

When Dr. Stubchaer isn't at work she enjoys kayaking, camping, the beach and reading.  She loves spending time with her husband David, their twin girls and her rescue dog Maggie, a shepherd-husky mix.

Dr. Rawnie Torres, D.V.M.

Rawnie joined our team in May of 2014. She has been in the area since 2013 and previously worked at a hospital in Sequim. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2004 and graduated from Washington State University (GO COUGS). Her special interests include pain management and holistic medicine. Rawnie and her husband of 11 years are originally from Los Angeles, CA. They both love the Pacific NW and plan on making this area their permanent home. They enjoy hiking, camping, and going places where there is “no cell phone reception or traffic sounds”. They are owned by their zoo of animals: 2 dogs, 4 cats, 2 birds, 2 turtles, several fresh water fish, and a snake.

Dr. Emily Fecso, D.V.M.

Emily first joined the OVC team in 2013 as a veterinary assistant. After a few years working with OVC, Emily was able to pursue her dream of achieving her DVM at Western University of Health Sciences. Emily loves all aspects of veterinary medicine. In her spare time, you will often find Emily hiking, fishing, and spending time in the outdoors with her husband and their two “kids”, Remi and Ruger. Emily is also currently pursuing her Master of Public Health from the University of Minnesota.

ADMINISTRATION

Sara Dutrow

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER,
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Sara joined Olympic Veterinary Clinic in 2001. Her dedication to quality veterinary care and playful personality make her an excellent team leader. She is always looking for new ways to improve patient care and the overall quality of our team. Sara is a 2017 graduate of the American Animals Hospital Association (AAHA) Management School at Colorado State University and continues her studies in Business Administration at Washington State University. Sara is and an active board member at The Clallam County United way, and fund raising committee for The Olympic Peninsula Humane Society.

A longtime Northwest resident, she enjoys hiking, cooking, volunteering, and exploring the wilderness with her husband Sean, and their two Chihuahua. She also has a sweet kitty, Sally that likes to stay home and keep the couch warm.

Brittany Geyer

DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL SERVICES,
Veterinary Technician

Brittany joined us in June of 2013 with 6+ years of experience in the veterinary field. Brittany has 6 crazy pets of her own; Posie, Daisy, Bodie, Leo, Willow, & Vienna. When she is not here loving on our patients, she enjoys camping, fishing, hiking, & watching movies.

STAFF

Brittany Attwood

Veterinary Technician

Kyla Cardella

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Morgan Dippert

Veterinary Assistant

Haley Hodgin

Licensed Veterinary Technician

KERRI McHENRY

Reception

Lindsey Stewart

Veterinary Technician

Amanda Williams

Veterinary Assistant

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Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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  • Veterinarians

    Dr. Dwight Waknitz, D.V.M.

    Dwight graduated from Washington State University in 1979 and has worked at Olympic Veterinary Clinic since 1985. His special interests are small animal reproduction and orthopedic cases with particular emphasis on stifle injuries.

    He enjoys hiking, bicycling, and kayaking when not working. His Scottish Terrier,Henri, is often seen in the clinic. Henri thinks that everyone that comes to Olympic Veterinary Clinic is there to see him.

    Dr. Sandra Stubchaer, D.V.M.

    Sandra Stubchaer graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2008. Following graduation she completed a rotating small animal internship at the Veterinary Medical and Surgical group in Ventura, California.  She spent the last 8 years working at a small animal practice in Gilroy, CA (the garlic capital!).

    Dr. Stubchaer loves working with clients and their pets to provide the best possible care.  She has a special interest in rehabilitation, dermatology and the care of geriatric patients.

    When Dr. Stubchaer isn't at work she enjoys kayaking, camping, the beach and reading.  She loves spending time with her husband David, their twin girls and her rescue dog Maggie, a shepherd-husky mix.

    Dr. Rawnie Torres, D.V.M.

    Rawnie joined our team in May of 2014. She has been in the area since 2013 and previously worked at a hospital in Sequim. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2004 and graduated from Washington State University (GO COUGS). Her special interests include pain management and holistic medicine. Rawnie and her husband of 11 years are originally from Los Angeles, CA. They both love the Pacific NW and plan on making this area their permanent home. They enjoy hiking, camping, and going places where there is “no cell phone reception or traffic sounds”. They are owned by their zoo of animals: 2 dogs, 4 cats, 2 birds, 2 turtles, several fresh water fish, and a snake.

    Dr. Emily Fecso, D.V.M.

    Emily first joined the OVC team in 2013 as a veterinary assistant. After a few years working with OVC, Emily was able to pursue her dream of achieving her DVM at Western University of Health Sciences. Emily loves all aspects of veterinary medicine. In her spare time, you will often find Emily hiking, fishing, and spending time in the outdoors with her husband and their two “kids”, Remi and Ruger. Emily is also currently pursuing her Master of Public Health from the University of Minnesota.

  • ADMINISTRATION

    Sara Dutrow

    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER,
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Sara joined Olympic Veterinary Clinic in 2001. Her dedication to quality veterinary care and playful personality make her an excellent team leader. She is always looking for new ways to improve patient care and the overall quality of our team. Sara is a 2017 graduate of the American Animals Hospital Association (AAHA) Management School at Colorado State University and continues her studies in Business Administration at Washington State University. Sara is and an active board member at The Clallam County United way, and fund raising committee for The Olympic Peninsula Humane Society.

    A longtime Northwest resident, she enjoys hiking, cooking, volunteering, and exploring the wilderness with her husband Sean, and their two Chihuahua. She also has a sweet kitty, Sally that likes to stay home and keep the couch warm.

    Brittany Geyer

    DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL SERVICES,
    Veterinary Technician

    Brittany joined us in June of 2013 with 6+ years of experience in the veterinary field. Brittany has 6 crazy pets of her own; Posie, Daisy, Bodie, Leo, Willow, & Vienna. When she is not here loving on our patients, she enjoys camping, fishing, hiking, & watching movies.

  • STAFF

    Brittany Attwood

    Veterinary Technician

    Kyla Cardella

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Morgan Dippert

    Veterinary Assistant

    Haley Hodgin

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    KERRI McHENRY

    Reception

    Lindsey Stewart

    Veterinary Technician

    Amanda Williams

    Veterinary Assistant

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