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Meet the Doctors

Dr. Pal acquired Cedar Plaza Vet in June 2012 and expanded to Martha Lake Vet, Lynnwood in 2015. He graduated from Punjab Agricultural University from the State of Punjab, India 2004. Further, he achieved a Master's (2006) in Veterinary Parasitology from GADVASU, India, and Ph.D. (2010) in Animal Sciences from WSU, Pullman WA. Since moving to WA state in 2006 Dr. Pal has made the Pacific Northwest his home and currently lives in Bothell WA.

Dr. Birpal Buttar
DVM, MVSc, PhD, Veterinarian, President
Dr. Nicole Hoskins

Dr. Nikki is originally from Indiana, completed her vet school from the Caribbean, started her practice in February 2016 and joined our team in February 2018. Her areas of interests include soft tissue surgery and preventative care. Mango, her adopted dog, follows her to the clinic every day and enjoys stealing attention away from other pets.

Dr. Nicole Hoskins
DVM, Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Kayela Rushing

Dr. Rushing is from the Wenatchee area, did her undergrad and vet school from Washington State University, Pullman. She joined our team in August 2018. Since then she has emphasized on team building and patient care centered around evidence-based medicine.

 Dr. Kayela Rushing
DVM, Associate Veterinarian
Sarah Buchholz, DVM

Dr. Buchholz finished her vet school from Michigan State University in May and joined our practice in June 2020. She brings a diverse experience of veterinary medicine, research and engineering. She is fear-free certified and loves to accommodate stressed patients. Outside of work, she enjoys caring for houseplants, and is an appreciator of the arts.

 Dr. Sarah Buchholz
DVM, Associate Veterinarian
Tonya Pettet. DVM

Dr. Pettet is originally from Kansas City, Missouri and completed her vet school at the University of Missouri. She joined our team in June 2020. Her areas of interest include internal medicine and clinical pathology. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her cat, Percy, and exploring the many hiking trails that the Pacific Northwest.

 Dr. Tonya Pettet
DVM, Associate Veterinarian


Cedar Plaza Vet is proud to offer the finest healthcare service to the pets of Mountlake Terrace, WA and the surrounding areas. Our mission is to provide quality care for your furry (and not so furry) friends.  Services include advanced surgeries, preventative care, wide range of diagnostics, digital radiography, dental care, internal medicine, flea prevention and much more.

Cedar Plaza Vet

Phone: 425-771-5224
Fax: 425-778-0915

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