Our clinic is staffed by three doctors: Dr. Hank Oliver
, Dr. Andrianna Krippaehne
, and Dr. Jenna Barker
. Dr. Krippaehne cares exclusively for our small animal patients while Drs. Oliver and Barker provide care for both large and small animals.
Dr. Hank Oliver, our lead veterinarian, graduated from the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine cum laude in 1980. He has practiced in Pasco continually since 1982. Dr. Oliver has given many talks for local clubs about issues relating to animal health and was even a guest speaker at the Jackson Hole Veterinary Rendezvous in Wyoming. He and his wife are very involved in equestrian activities and sports; Dr. Oliver previously served as president of the Tri-Cities Polo Club.
Dr. Hank Oliver
Dr. Andrianna Krippaehne (née Oliver) grew up in Pasco. She attained a BS in Veterinary Science and subsequently graduated from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2009, where she received recognition for outstanding achievement in radiology and was ranked top ten in her class. Dr. Krippaehne has attended numerous continuing education courses in soft tissue ultrasound and hopes to someday become board-certified in veterinary imaging. She and her husband Dan have two dogs.
Dr. Jenna Barker
grew up in Colville, WA surrounded by cattle, horses, pigs, dogs, cats, guinea pigs, and rabbits. She’s the fourth generation to be born and raised in the northeast Washington area where her family farms and runs commercial crossbred cattle. Growing up, Dr. Barker was very involved in 4-H and FFA. She has competed at the Livestock Judging Competition at the State Fair and in her senior year of high school she competed at the National Competition in Denver, CO.
Dr. Barker graduated from Colville High School in 2003. In 2007, she earned her Bachelor’s in Animal Science from Washington State University. After graduating from WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2011, she moved to La Grande, OR, where she worked as an associate veterinarian at a mixed animal practice.
Dr. Jenna Barker
When not at work, she spends her spare time at the local gym where she is an avid weight lifter and biker. She also enjoys riding horses, trap shooting, and working on the family ranch back in Colville. Dr. Barker has wanted to be a veterinarian since she was six years old.