Dr. Cathy Pierce joined the Brookfield team in April of 2018. She developed a passion for veterinary medicine at the age of 13 when she earned school credit by volunteering at a mixed practice animal hospital in rural Oregon. She continued to work a variety of hospital positions from kennel attendant, receptionist, and emergency technician throughout her high school and college years.
She received her degree in biology from Montana State University in Billings followed by her degree in veterinary medicine from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. After graduation she spent eight years practicing emergency and critical care medicine and surgery in Tacoma, Las Vegas, and Issaquah. Despite her interest in emergency medicine, she missed developing long term rapport with clients and helping her patients through all life stages.
Dr. Pierce loves all aspects of general practice and takes a special interest in endocrine diseases such as diabetes and autoimmune diseases such as hemolytic anemia. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Outside of work, Dr. Pierce can be found rock climbing, summiting some of the amazing mountains of the Pacific Northwest, biking, practicing yoga, hiking, and running obstacle course races with her husband. Together, they currently have one dog, Oscar, a plucky Cairn Terrier that also accompanies them on most of their outdoor adventures.