Welcome to Cedar Plaza Veterinary Clinic

At Cedar Plaza Vet Clinic, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate care for your beloved pets. Our services include routine wellness exams, vaccinations, dental care, spaying and neutering, microchipping, and much more.

We also offer advanced diagnostics such as digital radiography, and in-house laboratory testing to ensure prompt and accurate diagnosis. Our experienced team is committed to the health and well-being of your furry family members, offering personalized treatment plans tailored to their specific needs. Trust us to be your partner in your pet's health journey, providing the highest quality of care with a gentle touch.


Our Team

We believe that the heart of exceptional veterinary care lies in a strong and dedicated team.

  • Dr. Birpal Buttar, DVM, MVSc, PhD
    Dr. Birpal Buttar, DVM, MVSc, PhD

    Dr. Pal took ownership of Cedar Plaza Vet, Mountlake Terrace in 2012. He is dedicated to providing compassionate and advanced veterinary care, deeply valuing the bond between pets and their families.

  • Dr. Nicole Hoskins, DVM
    Dr. Nicole Hoskins, DVM

    Dr. Nikki moved to the area in 2016 after graduating from St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies (Caribbean). Originally from Indiana, she fully enjoys the PNW and calls it home. Her areas of interest include soft tissue surgery, dentistry, and feline medicine. In her free time, she can be found crafting, watching movies, and spending time with her family which includes: one tiny human, one husband, 2 kitties, and 1 dog.

  • Dr. Royal Smalley, DVM
    Dr. Royal Smalley, DVM

    Bio coming soon

  • Dr. Marissa Jenkins, DVM
    Dr. Marissa Jenkins, DVM

    Dr. Jenkins grew up in Bellingham, WA. She completed vet school at Ross University in the Caribbean and clinical year at Colorado State University. Her areas of interest include surgery, cardiology and preventative medicine. Outside of work she enjoys running marathons, going to the gym and hanging out with her pets. She has a dog (Ella) and a cat (Ting) from the Caribbean and a dog from Colorado (Yogi).

  • Dr. Steven Johnson, DVM, MPH
    Dr. Steven Johnson, DVM, MPH

    Dr. Johnson graduated from Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and completed a post-doctoral master’s program at the University of Minnesota. He has practiced clinical veterinary medicine for over a decade, working with dogs and cats, wildlife, and large animals. In his spare time, he volunteers with various search and rescue groups in Washington State and can often be found working with his search dog “Shuksan” to find lost people in the woods.

  • Dr. Wendy Karle, DVM
    Dr. Wendy Karle, DVM

    Dr. Wendy Karle, an Ohio State University alumna, has been a practicing veterinarian since 2005. Her wide-ranging experience reflects her ability to provide a varied and thorough approach to veterinary medicine. Dr. Karle's role as a caring guardian to her family, which includes two children, five dogs, two cats, and a hamster, is a testament to her dedication and love for animals. Her extensive experience in the field is a crucial asset to our team.

Preventive Care

Preventative care is at the heart of our practice. We offer comprehensive wellness exams, vaccinations, parasite prevention, and nutritional counseling to keep your pet healthy and happy. Our goal is to detect and prevent potential health issues before they become serious problems, ensuring a long and healthy life for your furry friend.



At Cedar Plaza Vet Clinic, we provide a wide range of surgical services, from routine spaying and neutering to more complex soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries. Our state-of-the-art surgical suite is equipped with advanced anesthesia and monitoring equipment, ensuring the highest level of safety and care for your pet during and after surgery.



Our clinic is equipped with advanced diagnostic tools, including digital radiography, and an in-house laboratory. These technologies allow us to quickly and accurately diagnose a wide range of conditions, from routine issues to more complex medical problems. Our experienced team is committed to providing timely and precise diagnostics to ensure the best possible outcomes for your pet.



Dental health is a critical component of your pet's overall well-being. At Cedar Plaza Vet Clinic, we provide complete dental care, including dental exams, cleanings, extractions, and digital dental radiography. Our team is dedicated to maintaining your pet's oral health, preventing dental disease, and addressing any dental issues that may arise.


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Location and Hours


8:30 am - 7:00 pm


8:30 am - 7:00 pm


8:30 am - 7:00 pm


8:30 am - 7:00 pm


8:30 am - 7:00 pm


9:00 am - 4:00 pm



Creating a path to health for you and your pet