Dr. Liz Devine Joins Pilchuck's Equine Department

Published on July 18, 2017

February 13, 2014 – Snohomish, Wash. – Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital, one of the largest mixed-animal veterinary hospitals in the country, announced today that Liz Devine, DVM, MS, DACVS, will join the hospital’s equine ambulatory department in early March. With the addition of Dr. Devine, Pilchuck now has five board-certified large-animal veterinarians on staff. Board-certified veterinarians receive extensive, specialized training to provide an advanced level of care to patients when needed.   

Dr. Liz Devine received her bachelor’s degree in equine science from Colorado State University and attended Iowa State University for veterinary school. Upon graduation, she did an internship at Oakridge Equine Hospital, a surgical referral center outside Oklahoma City, where she had the opportunity to work on a variety of western performance and racehorses. 

Following her internship, Dr. Devine went to Kansas State University, where she completed a surgical residency and her master of science. Her research at K-State focused primarily on pain management in the post-operative patient. She was hired as a faculty member at Kansas State after the completion of her residency and provided emergency coverage for both the surgery and medicine services. Dr. Devine passed her boards in February 2013 and is now a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. 

Founded in 1963, PVH has provided veterinary care to the Puget Sound community for more than 50 years. Pilchuck’s equine ambulatory department offers comprehensive wellness and preventive care, including routine vaccinations, fecal tests/deworming and nutritional assessment/hay analysis. PVH’s ambulatory practitioners are based from the hospital facility and work closely with the in-hospital veterinarians to provide patients with exceptional care. Pilchuck’s ambulatory veterinarians have direct access to in-hospital equipment and resources, including an on-site pharmacy and state-of-the-art laboratory. The ambulatory vehicles are fully equipped to handle routine and emergency veterinary care, allowing PVH to bring the expertise of its veterinary staff directly to farms and ranches. PVH also offers referral hospital services and integrative medicine.

Call 360.568.3111 to reach PVH equine reception for appointments and for 24/7 emergency care.