Julia Galusha C.V.A. - Veterinary Assistant

Julia is a Certified Veterinary Assistant. She graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2019, and has experience working with exotic and large animals. In her free time, Julia enjoys riding her horse, Billy, and spending time with her family.


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Thank you for all of the care you gave Bear. You understood his sweet, goofy temperament.




The nicest, most caring, loving, patient, knowledgeable warm people I know... All of you are the BEST!!!



Thank you for all your love, attention, and special care that you all gave our sweet Buddy over the years.

Meet Our Team


Dr. Karen Ericson - Owner/Business Manager

Karen Ericson received her Doctorate in Education with a specialty in Organizational Leadership from the University of San Francisco. For many years she taught classes in management at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at the University of San Francisco and the University of Washington, Bothell. She met her husband, Michael, while helping a cow deliver her calf. Karen has bred and shown a variety of purebred dogs for the last thirty years. She currently is an AKC Judge, licensed to judge all Sporting and Terrier Breeds. The Ericsons share their home with their English Setter, Forrest, a whippet named Sarah, and Daisy, their rescue Parson Russell Terrier.

A month ago I brought Berry to you with injuries... I (and Berry) want to thank you for the wonderful care she received.



Thank you for all your wonderful care and love for Isaiah. You really helped ease our pain by taking such good care of both him and us.

Dr. Michael Ericson - Owner/Veterinarian

Michael Ericson received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of California, Davis, which is consistently rated the #1 Veterinary School in the country. He and his wife, Karen, purchased Companion Veterinary Clinic in May 2011. Dr. Ericson was a large animal veterinarian for many years before moving to smaller companion animals more than 20 years ago. He has a particular interest in health and reproductive issues in purebred dogs. He also enjoys volunteering his services for a number of animal rescue organizations. His hobbies include sailing on Puget Sound and reading about the history of aviation.

Dr. John Ochsenreiter - Veterinarian

Dr. Ochsenreiter received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois. He has worked in Emergency and Zoo Medicine, as well as Companion Animal Care. He was a staff veterinarian for both the San Francisco Zoo and the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle. He also cared for the famous gorilla “Koko”, of The Gorilla Foundation. He is currently working with the large cat conservation organization Panthera.org, which studies snow leopards in Kyrgyzstan. Dr. Ochsenreiter is an accomplished orchestral musician and he performs in several orchestras throughout the Puget Sound Region. He is also an avid cyclist and cross-country skier.

Thank you for your donation of pet food... donations like yours keep us going for the people and pets that need it.

We feel so good about bringing Bodhi and Cinder to you. You always have their best interests at heart. Your gentle care is wonderful.





Companion Vet Clinic - Clearview is staffed by highly qualified people who love their jobs and are dedicated to helping pets and their owners. We are proud of our welcoming facility and state-of-the-art equipment.

I wanted to express my heartfelt gratitude for the care and compassion the Companion Vet staff showed me while Anna was sick... Thank You



Words cannot describe how thankful we are for all of you.



Hayli Hallock - Front Office Manager

Hayli has years of experience with animals from working  at a cattery, multiple doggy daycares and boarding businesses. She is a big animal lover all around! She has two dogs and three cats of her own, she's a mother and a very kind loving person. Hayli enjoys going to work, spending time with her family, and seeing all the amazing animals our clients bring in! ​

Jewel Morgan- Lead Client/Patient Coordinator

Jewel graduated from Lake Stevens High School in 2021. While there she attended the Sno-isle Veterinary Assisting Program and has always had a deep love for animals. When not at work, you can find Jewel with her 3 beloved felines Marceline, Junipurr and Buckwheat. Jewel also lives with two fluffy goofballs named Sunny and Fawn.

Amy Johnson A.A., L.V.T. 

Practice Manager/Head Veterinary Nurse

Amy has been an important part of our clinic staff for the past nine years and is our resident feline expert. She graduated from PIMA Medical Institute in 2012 and passed the exam for her Veterinary Technician's License that same year. Along with her husband, she is kept busy by her two young sons and their family of cats. Amy is an advocate for rescuing and fostering animals in need of their forever homes.  Her favorite part of being a veterinary nurse is helping animals live a long and healthy life.

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Tayhler Williams C.V.A.

Assistant Practice Manager
Tayhler is a Certified Veterinary Assistant, having graduated from Pima Medical Institute in 2016 when she joined our staff. She is currently studying to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician at San Juan College. Tayhler owns a very spoiled love bug of a Chihuahua named Trotter. When not at work or studying, Tayhler enjoys hiking and camping in the outdoors.​

Thank you all so much for being so compassionate, so loving and really adoring our kitties as much as we do!



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