Meet the Team:

Dr. Don Scarpinatto

" I have over 45 years experience, and have earned a black belt in old cats and dogs"

  -Dr. Don

Practice owner Dr. Don Scarpinatto graduated with honors from Texas A & M University in 1972 and has been in private practice for over 45 years. Originally from Louisiana, he traveled here after graduation and developed such a love for the Pacific Northwest that he moved here to start his own practice. Dr. Don has been serving the greater Beaverton area since the late 90's as a full spectrum veterinarian with special interest and skill in Internal Medicine.


His personal interests include hiking and spending time with his family and beautiful new granddaughter. He has two kitties, horrid trouble-makers, that keep him on his toes!


Clinic staff

Elizabeth Botsko

Elizabeth has been a Veterinary Technician assistant for 9 years and has two wonderful pups, Quorra and Dot (in picture) who were rescued from California. She also, in the last two years, has been fostering ill, injured or orphaned kittens, helping them heal and grow and finding them all wonderful homes. She has a love for hiking and taking her two and four legged children to naturparks quite often. Come by and say hello! If your looking for a new kitten to add to you family, ask if she has any in her foster ready for homes!

Clinic manager/Lead Veterinary Assistant /Technician  

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Patrick Carlson

Please join us in welcoming Patrick to our clinic family! He comes to us from Banfield with 4 years experience!! Patrick has the love of 2 sweet cats "Libby" and "Pip" and his passion for helping animals in need is heart warming. His compassion towards animals is a true testamate to how a technician should be. To be the voice for those who can't speak for themselves. Welcome Patrick!

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Cody Horton

Welcome Cody! 

Please join me in welcoming Cody to the clinic family. Cody comes to us as a receptionist to help us at the front desk to welcome you and your furry friends. Cody has a love for all animals and has a large interest in joining the medical side of the veterinary field to help those furry friends in need. 

Welcome Cody!!


Shaila Elsen


Wow we are one lucky clinic! 

Please join me in welcoming Shaila to our outstanding team! Shaila comes to us with over 4 years of experience and her compassion for animals is beautiful to watch. She loves to foster animals when they are in need and she likes to be an animal advocate and speak up for the little ones who need a voice. Shaila has the love of two chihuahuas "Lola and Sophie" and an adorable old man Yorkie "Ralph" who is way too cute. Of course we cant leave out "Ting" the adorable Siamese love bug. 

We are very lucky to have Shaila join our team. 

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