Dr. Bonnie Goldthwaite
Dr. Goldthwaite grew up on a farm in the rural Midwest where she developed a passion for caring for, rather than eating, animals. She has a bachelor’s degree in English Literature and has been known to recite Hamlet’s soliloquy to her patients: “To pee or not to pee, that is the question.” She attended the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She has three children in addition to her dog, Odie, who serves as the clinic greeter, and two ferrets. Odie is more popular than she is, but she doesn’t hold it against him. You can follow him on Instagram @saddog_odie. Dr. Goldthwaite believes that good medicine is centered on a team approach focused on strong communication with owners to help them make the best decisions regarding their pet’s health
Dr. Daiga Rozensteine
Dr. Daiga Rozensteine has been with Madison Street Animal Hospital since 2019. Born in Latvia, she knew by age five that she wanted to devote her life to animals and by ten was determined to become a veterinarian. While working at an animal shelter called Dzivnieku Draugs in Latvia, she helped establish a charity hospital for stray animals and pets of low-income families. She’s a graduate of the Latvia University of Agriculture, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, and obtained her Washington State Veterinary License in 2015. She has extensive experience in emergency care and general practice. She loves and feels deeply connected to each of her patients and strives to provide them with the highest quality care.
When away from her patients, she can be found hiking, traveling, cooking vegan food, and volunteering at Pasado’s Safe Haven. Dr. Rozensteine also shares her home with Bholu, a rescued dog from India.
Dr. An Le
Bio coming soon.
Jackie attended Grand Valley State University and earned a B.S. in Biology. Throughout her career she has done fieldwork with Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge, working with their Greater Sage Grouse and Wild Turkeys in various states. Jackie moved to Seattle in 2018 and started working at Madison Street as a Veterinary Assistant. On her days off she can be found hiking up a mountain.
Fern Baron, born and raised in the Seattle area, has always been pulled towards the animal kingdom, particularly hippos. Though they might be one of the most dangerous mammals, Fern has always seen hippos as big lovable critters and hopes to one day travel to Africa. The dream of a lifetime would be to work side by side with one, or at least with a safe precautionary distance.
Veterinary Assistant and Receptionist
Sierra's career goal since she was a very young girl has been to work with animals. After graduating from the University of Idaho, she worked at a marine mammal center in Northern California. She recently moved to the greater Seattle area. She is excited to be a part of this team to help keep your pets active, healthy, and happy. She will treat your furry friends like they are her own, not just because she is an animal lover, but because it is how she wants her furry family members to be treated. She is looking forward to meeting you and your pets!
Jonnica was born and raised in Seattle. She went to school in Montana for equine science and her true passion is horses. She also loves dogs, specifically Corgis - her family has owned Corgis for 50 years! She spends her days off playing with her puppy Josie, going to the coast, or participating in tribal activities as a Duwamish tribal member.
Odie was born in California but made his way to the Seattle area as a puppy. He started working for Madison Street in 2017 as a clinic greeter. On his days off, he enjoys hiking with friends, begging for food, and posting on his Instagram @saddog_odie.
Licensed Veterinary Technician
Kimberly joined our team in 2020. A life-long animal lover, she originally planned to study biology but instead pursued degrees in English, history, and philosophy degrees, with minors in business and creative writing, and a concentration in Italian studies.
Kimberly is a native of Minnesota. Her furry family consists of two cats, Sidney and Oscar, and a Keeshond named Monroe, christened for a character on Grimm who is a blutbad or werewolf. Kimberly also calls him her mini-dire wolf.
When she’s not working at our hospital, Kimberly enjoys reading while drinking copious amounts of coffee, watching hockey, and cheering on the Seahawks. She also loves stained glass work and crocheting.
Veterinary Assistant & Receptionist
Tibbie joined our team in June 2020. Always drawn to animals, she grew up among fostered feral cats and spent some time working with Capuchin monkeys while earning her BA in English from Boston University.
When she’s not at our front desk, Tibbie enjoys light woodworking, reading, and running.