What a treat meeting Dr. Teri Byrd and Honu at the 4 Paws Vet Clinic. They’ve got so much to offer at their location on Gorsuch and we loved getting to check out their facility.
VH: From where do you hail?
I lived on Vashon from 1999-2008 and did housecalls. Since then I have lived in Seattle, Maui, and returned to Vashon in March 2018.
VH: How did you land on Vashon?
I have just always loved the island and always considered it home. I have maintained friendships on the island for 18+ years.
VH: Tell us all about your business – what you offer, what you do, etc.
We are a Fear Free Certified Veterinary Practice. Veterinary care including Medicine, Surgery, Dentistry, Behavior, Nutrition and more.
VH: What inspired you to start your business?
I have always wanted to have a clinic on Vashon, but there used to be 2 clinics here and no room for an additional clinic.
VH: What is your superpower?
Being and Cat and Dog whisperer! I love animals and create special bonds with them. I have also done Animal Communication.
VH: When you have company visiting the island, where do you like to take them?
Marine Park, Pt Robinson, Shinglemill, and Fisher Pond.
VH: What’s next for your business?
Growth through serving the community. We plan to be more involved in community events in the next year or so–since we have settled in more. 🙂
VH: What’s the best thing you ever bought at Granny’s? 🙂
Baby blankets for our patients and toys for the clinic dogs (and my own ;))