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8500 Cedarhome Dr, Stanwood WA

360-629-4571

Mon - Sat:  8AM -5 PM

Dr. Haskins graduated from Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1978. He has been with Northwest Veterinary Clinic since 1978.   Dr. Haskins' primary interests lie in the large animal area of the practice where he devotes his time to horses, alpacas, cows, and the occasional kangaroo.  In addition, Dr. Haskins plays an active role in the corporate management of our two clinics - Northwest Veterinary Clinic and Advanced Care Animal Clinic in Smokey Point.

 

Dr. Haskins married his high school sweetheart, Linda, in 1973.  They have four grown children and 10 grandchildren. He likes traveling, driving his antique cars, woodworking, spending time with his grandchildren, and his Morgan horses.  He has a Golden Retriever (Jake), two cats (Smokey Joe & Black Tom), and three horses (Winny, Sonny & Ladyhawke)

 

His memberships include the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Washington State Veterinary Medical Association (WSVMA), Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP), American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), Christian Veterinary Mission (CVM), Veterinary Management Group Eleven.  Dr. Haskins endeavors to serve the community in a variety of ways through Christian Veterinary Mission trips to Kenya, Haiti, and Brazil.  He has also participated in USAID’s Farmer-to-Farmer programs in Belarus and Ukraine. He has been appointed to a five year term as a board member on the Washington State Veterinary Board of Governors.  Dr. Haskins is an active participant of the Stanwood-Camano Community Pet Outreach Program.  He is on the church council and a praise team member at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Stanwood.

 

 

Meet our experienced professionals!

Dr. Boskovich graduated from The University of Washington in 1975 and from Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981.  He has been with Northwest Veterinary Clinic since 1987.  Dr. Boskovich strives to provide the best possible health care for your pets. He enjoys exploring health care options and he celebrates the relationship between people and their pets.  He has received hospital director training through AAHA and maintains Northwest Veterinary Clinic’s small animal facility to AAHA’s high standards.  

 

His memberships include the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Washington State Veterinary Medical Association (WSVMA)

Community Involvement:  Dr. Boskovich has been a member of the Stanwood-Camano Kiwanis Service Club since 1989 and is the veterinary advisor for Steven’s Pass Avalanche Dog rescue team.

 

Dr. Boskovich stays active with rowing, cycling, hiking, skiing, and windsurfing or just being a beach bum.  He also likes to spend time with his family and cooking.  He has one dog Bella, Saul the cat, and Maxx the horse.

Dr. Cuchna graduated from University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. He has been with Northwest Veterinary Clinic since 1990.  Dr. Cuchna enjoys working with his clients on all aspects of dairy production medicine, especially nutrition, reproduction and calf-raising. Small ruminant/camelid nutrition and parasite control are areas of interest as well.  Dr. Cuchna has completed Purdue University’s Veterinary Homeland Security Certificate Program, is active in the Washington State Reserve Veterinary Corp, and completed the University of Wisconsin Dairy Health Management Certificate Program in 2000.

 

His memberships include the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP), American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners (AASRP), National Mastitis Council (NMC), American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Christian Veterinary Mission (CVM), Veterinarians Without Borders-USA (VWB)

Community Involvement:  Dr. Cuchna has given presentations to local 4-H clubs, various groups through the San Juan, Skagit and Snohomish County Extension Offices, and the Washington State Association of Agricultural Educators. He is currently serving on the Snohomish County Conservation District’s Citizen Advisory Committee, Stanwood-Camano School District’s Key Communicators Group and Facility Advisory Committee.

 

Dr. Cuchna likes to spend time with his wife, two children and all their events.  He also enjoys photography, bicycle riding, boating, hiking and genealogy.  He has three dogs (Sandy, rides with him in his truck; Rugby and Gracie), two cats (Boo & Duke).

Dr. Collins attended both Oregon State University and Washington State University, graduating in 1983. He joined our staff in July of 1986.   Dr. Collins specializes in equine medicine and surgery. Dr. Collins retired in 2012 but stops in regularly to see how everything is going & to bring us fresh caught salmon from his numerous fishing excursions!!!.

Daniel Haskins Steve Boskovich, DVM Timothy Cuchna, DVM Melissa Albert, DVM

Our Doctors

Daniel Haskins , DVM

Equine & Small Ruminant Medicine & Surgery

Steve Boskovich , DVM

Small Animal Medicine & Surgery

Timothy Cuchna, DVM

Large Animal and Small Ruminant Medicine & Surgery

Melissa Albert, DVM

Small Animal Medicine & Surgery

Dr. Albert graduated from Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010.  She has been with Northwest Veterinary Clinic since 2010.  While in veterinary school, Dr. Albert received specialized training in small animal dentistry.  She has also attended a FRANK communications workshop, which is designed to help practicing veterinarians communicate more effectively with clients & staff.  Her memberships include the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Washington State Veterinary Medical Association (WSVMA)

Community Involvement:  Dr. Albert is a member of the Snohomish County Dairy Women's Assocation and is a previous Snohomish County Dairy Ambassador.

 

When not working, Dr. Albert likes to spend time with family and her pets.  She likes to garden and help her husband Andrew on their farm.  She is an avid reader and enjoys travelling.  There are four cats (Taz, Chance, Big Ern, Wanda), one dog (Buddy), two chickens and several beef cows in her pet family.

Our Doctors Emeritus:

Andrew Stang , DVM

 

 

 

Oct. 5, 1945 - Sept. 6, 2016

 

~ Always remembered ~

 

 

Bruce Collins, DVM

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Claire Tungseth, DVM

Equine Medicine & Surgery

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Andrea Brayko, DVM

Small Animal Medicine & Surgery

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Alyssa Rasweiler, DVM

Small Animal Medicine & Surgery

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Jennifer Skaggs, DVM

Small Animal Medicine & Surgery

Dr. Skaggs graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. She then completed her equine internship at Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital in 2004 and worked at Pilchuck from 2003 until early 2013 as an equine ambulatory clinician.

 

In 2013, Dr. Skaggs switched her focus to small animals where she specializes in general medicine and surgery services.

 

With an emphasis on preventative care, Dr. Skaggs strives to strengthen the human/animal bond by enabling pets to live the best life possible with their humans.

 

She enjoys hiking and camping with her English Mastiff (Becket) and Catahoula mix (Ferra).

 

She also enjoys riding her horse (Gigi) as well as a run on the trails with Ferra.

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