Dr.Monica TineMedical Director
Dr. Monica Tine, our Medical Director, has been leading Juanita Hills Animal Hospital since 2014. Dr. Tine’s medical care plan is driven by doing what is best for the pet, and support treatment with the latest advancements in veterinary medicine. With her leadership our hospital focuses on providing excellent care to every patient, dog or cat alike, that walks through our doors. Dr. Tine has extensive experience with preventive care, complex internal medicine cases, and advanced surgery, including orthopedics. She is an active member of the AVMA and WSVMA.
When away from the hospital, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Joel, and her daughter, Midori, who was born in 2018. Her family also includes a cat named Valor, who is Midori's best friend. She loves traveling and spending time with family and friends in Seattle, Connecticut and Japan. She also enjoys fine dining and visiting wineries throughout the Pacific Northwest, and would love to hear of any recommendations or experiences you may have to share.
Dr.Courtney WieseAssociate Veterinarian
Dr. Courtney Wiese graduated from Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. Her interests are in preventative care, feline medicine, care for geriatric animals, and nutrition. Dr. Wiese is also Fear-Free Certified so she uses considerate approach, gentle restraint, and lots of treats and positive affirmations to make the appointment as pleasant as possible for you and your pet. Her goal is to reduce fear, anxiety, and stress related to veterinary visits.
Dr. Wiese is married to her college sweetheart, Morgan. They share their home with their dog, Brutus, and their rescue cat, Caesar. In her spare time, Dr. Wiese loves baking, reading and watching Harry Potter, and is an avid WSU football fan! She also volunteers on the board of the Feral Cat Spay Neuter Project.
Dr.Daiga RozensteineAssociate Veterinarian
Dr. Daiga Rozensteine has been with Juanita Hills Animal Hospital since August of 2018. Born in Latvia, she knew by age five that she wanted to devote her life to animals and by ten was determined to become a veterinarian. While working at an animal shelter called Dzivnieku Draugs in Latvia, she helped establish a charity hospital for stray animals and pets of low-income families. She’s a graduate of the Latvia University of Agriculture, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, and obtained her Washington State Veterinary License in 2015. She has extensive experience in emergency care and general practice. She loves and feels deeply connected to each of her patients and strives to provide them with the highest quality care.
When away from her patients, she can be found hiking, traveling, cooking vegan food, and volunteering at Pasado’s Safe Haven. Dr. Rozensteine also shares her home with Bholu, a rescued dog from India.
Dr. Rachel LoeschAssociate Veterinarian
Dr. Rachel grew up in the Midwest – born and raised in Green Bay, WI (and yes, that makes her a Packer fan!). She received her undergraduate degree from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, and then attended veterinary school at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, graduating in early 2013. Dr. Rachel practiced veterinary medicine at a small animal hospital in West Virginia for nearly 2 years before moving out to Washington and falling in love with the pacific northwest.
Dr. Rachel’s specific interests include preventative care, weight management, internal medicine, training/behavioral medicine, and community/client outreach. One of her favorite things is to help teach new pet owners tips and tricks to raise their pets, especially in her puppy socialization class. In her time away from work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two shelter dogs, Minsi and Mia (aka The Shmie), hiking, running, reading, baking, checking out new local restaurants and breweries, and traveling.