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Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 6:30pm
Saturday
8:00am - 4:00pm
2330 Old Fairhaven Pkwy
Bellingham, WA 98225
Contact Info
Phone
After Hours Emergency

Welcome to Fairhaven Veterinary Hospital located in Bellingham, Washington.

Located in Bellingham, WA, the Fairhaven Veterinary Hospital is proud to be a member of the Fairhaven neighborhood since 1979, providing full service Fear Free™ certified veterinary care and referrals to the wonderful communities throughout Whatcom and Skagit county. We are firmly committed to providing compassionate, professional and individually tailored care for all of our patients and their pet parents. It is our belief that the wellness and healing of a family pet is best done through a cooperative approach between owner, veterinarian, support staff and, most importantly, the patient.  Together we can provide veterinary services that ensure wagging tails and purrs of delight for our four-legged family members for years to come.
Our dedicated team of Veterinarians: Dr. Mark Kummer, Dr. Wendy Zawoysky, Dr. Kris Johnson, Dr. Tamara Godbey, Dr. Mike Hinckley and Dr. Claire McPhee.

Emily Klein and Sweep
To put it in one sentence, in our long experience with many dogs over many years, no other veterinary hospital has been so excellent in all respects as FVH.  It is the sort of professional, intelligent and caring place that animal lovers hope for, but only rarely find.
 
All three veterinarians we've seen -- Doctors Kummer, Zawoysky and Godbey -- have provided excellent and clear communication in matters ranging from routine physical examinations to emergencies, surgery, and cancer biopsy.  Likewise, support staff are excellent.  
Emily Klein and Sweep
Client since 2014
Cathy Miller and Teddy Bear

My feline companions are my children. I want nothing but the best of everything for them so that they will live long,
happy, healthy lives. Fairhaven Veterinary Hospital shares that commitment and that is why they have been caring for my companions for over
20 years. "Compassionate care for pets and their people" accurately describes the kind of care we experience at FVH.
Everyone there is knowledgeable, compassionate, kind and professional. They always take the extra time to make sure
pet parents understand the health of their kids and know what to do to provide the very best care at home and are able
to make informed decisions about health care.

Cathy Miller and Teddy Bear
Client for over 20 years
Shelly Jones and Calliope

Over the past 17 years, the doctors, technicians and staff have seen us through good times and bad.  Their knowledge, skills and treatment are well prepared and tailored to our pets’ specific needs.  Their surgical skills saved our little Calliope when she was only 11 months old.

The FVH staff are friendly, compassionate. No one thinks about the terrible things that they must see. But they move forward, caring for our pets and never showing the heartache they must feel.  God bless them! It takes an incredibly selfless person to do the work they do.

Shelly Jones and Calliope
Client since 2000