Our Doctors

Our clinic is staffed by five doctors: Dr. Hank Oliver, Dr. Andrianna Krippaehne, Dr. Jim Benson, and Dr. Kim DaileyDr. Krippaehne and Dr. Benson care exclusively for our small animal patients while Dr. Oliver and Dr. Dailey 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. Krippaehne

Dr. Jim Benson grew up on a ranch in eastern Montana. He attended Montana State University for his pre-vet, then finished up at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. When he came to the Tri-Cities he only planned to stay one year but he fell in love with the area and has been here ever since. In his spare time, Dr. Benson enjoys doing yard work and tinkering with his older cars. He and his wife Gwen love spending time with their kids and grandkids (they have 12!), particularly watching their ball games and dance recitals.Dr. Benson enjoys getting to know people and their animals through his work and looks forward to many more years of active practice.

Dr. Benson

Dr. Benson

Dr. Kim Dailey joined the Animal Hospital of Pasco in 2020 after completing an internship in equine medicine at Bend Equine Medical Center in Bend, OR. She is a Washington native from Wenatchee and showed Arabian horses in 4-H, Pony Club, and with the Arabian Horse Association before she obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from WSU (Go Cougs!).

Dr. Dailey is passionate about partnering with clients to improve the health of their animals and hopes to play an active role in the community through local organizations such as 4-H and Pony Club. She is especially interested in equine metabolic disease, dentistry, and geriatric care. In her free time, she enjoys watching sci-fi and historical dramas, running and hiking with her husband and adventure buddy Jeff, and cuddling her cats, Monty and Citra.

Dr. Kim Dailey

Dr. Dailey

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