Animal Hospital of Newport Hills is proud to offer an extensive selection of veterinary care services to residents of Newcastle, WA. Our team of highly trained, professional veterinarians is dedicated to the health and wellness of pets. With years of experience and a commitment to ongoing training and development, you can count on our veterinarians to always provide care that is compassionate and informed.
Dr. Jody Thomas O’Brien, D.V.M
Dr. Jody Thomas O’Brien attended Michigan State University where she received her B.S. degree in Zoology with a specialization in Neurobiology and Animal Behavior in 1998. After spending a few years as a zookeeper at the Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek, Michigan, she went back to school and graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006.
Upon graduation she moved to Seattle and began practicing veterinary medicine in a small animal practice. She has been at Animal Hospital of Newport Hills since 2010 and became the Medical Director in 2016. She and her husband Justin have a 7 year old son and 4 year old daughter, a tailless cat named Otter, an Axolotl and many fish.
Dr. Sheri Belau, D.V.M.
Dr. Sheri Belau earned her doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Minnesota, graduating in 1998. She holds a BS degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse and worked for a large investment firm for several years before making the decision to switch gears and pursue her DVM degree. She joined Newport Hills Animal Hospital in 1999 and can't believe almost 18 years have passed since then. She enjoys both medicine and surgery and believes in life-long learning.
Sheri lives in beautiful North Bend with her husband, Johnnie and daughter, Elia. They have a high energy chocolate lab named "Harley" and a young, very playful cat named "Motor" who is good at keeping them entertained. She loves the great outdoors and enjoys all that this Pacific Northwest playground has to offer, including mountain biking, hiking, skiing and paddle boarding.
Dr. Erin Bradley, D.V.M.
Bio coming soon!
Dr. Aspen Davidoff, B.V.M. & S
Dr. Davidoff has been with AHNH since 2013. She grew up around the corner from AHNH, they were the family vet, and attended The International School in Bellevue so she knows the area well. She went to Whitman College for undergraduate with a degree in biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology (BBMB) and French. She attended the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh, Scotland and graduated in 2011. She worked for two years in Tunbridge Wells, England, before returning to Seattle. Aspen has a love of surgery, particularly orthopedic, as well as rodents and rabbits. She also makes amazing cakes, is an avid knitter and enjoys historical fencing. She personally has an American Eskimo Dog named Kir but lives in a small zoo with a Keeshund, a Basenji x Min Pin, a Pit x Boxer, varying numbers of rodents and a clown fish.
Dr. Craig Galloway, D.V.M.
Dr. Craig Galloway joined the practice in May of 2015. In 2006 he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology and in 2010 with a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine, both from The Ohio State University. He has been practicing in the Puget Sound region since he graduated and is very happy to join this excellent team. He is particularly interested in dental care, but finds all aspects of medicine fascinating.
Dr. Galloway lives in Bellevue with his wife, Cherries, and two pets, a small dog and a cat, Caska and Jack. His interests include hiking, camping and almost anything that could be considered “nerdy."
Dr. Rachel A. Olsen, DVM
Dr. Rachel Olsen graduated from Oregon State and Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine with honors in 1997. Her undergraduate degrees are from Santa Clara University, with a B.S. in Combined Sciences and a B.S. in Biology with honors in 1991.
Dr. Olsen joined the veterinary team shortly after graduation in November 1997. Dr. Olsen lives in Seattle with her husband, Mike and daughter Emersen. They have many pets including two English Pointers, "Tess" and "Angus," two cats, "Jimmy" and "MC" and her two little buddies, a Chewennie "Buzz" and a Chihuahua "Olive."
In her free time, Rachel enjoys running in the Seattle parks, climbing and being a mom at home. She is also active in volunteering for the Humane Society and is a board member for the Puget Sound Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Shan M. Rosenkranz, D.V.M.
Dr. Rosenkranz graduated from Moorhead State University in Minnesota with a degree in chemistry in 1993. She then graduated from University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. She practiced small animal medicine for 8 years in Minnesota before moving to Washington State, where she started working at the Animal Hospital of Newport Hills in August of 2005.
She and her husband live in North Bend and enjoy hiking and meeting neighbors with their yellow lab "Scout." and their newly adopted terrier "Monkey." Their cat “Dewey” causes more mischief than they imagined possible.
Dr. Jennie Shih, D.V.M.
Dr. Jennie Shih studied Biology at California State University, Fullerton for her undergraduate degree, then got a Master's in Public Health degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 2005. She worked for a couple years in the public health field before going back to school to become a veterinarian. She graduated from Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011 and has been practicing in the Puget Sound region ever since. She happily joined this well-established veterinary team in June 2016. She is interested in laser applications in general surgery, bulldog care, dermatology, and dentistry.
Dr. Shih lives in Bellevue with her techie husband, Nathan. They have two little boys ages 19mos and 3yrs, and two pets, Casper the Friendly Cat and Ritz the chocolate lab. In her free time Jennie enjoys exploring all of the area parks with her kids, skiing with Nathan, and birding with the Audubon Society.