Shoreline

19203 Aurora Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133
(206) 546-1243

Tacoma

5506 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98408
(253) 471-9200

Restoring Health & Happiness to Senior Cats Since 1992

Restoring Health & Happiness to Senior Cats Since 1992

Dr. Dennis Wackerbarth

Dr. WackerbarthDr. Wackerbarth is the medical director and founder of both the Feline Hyperthyroid Treatment Center and Cats Exclusive Veterinary Center. A graduate of Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1977, Dr. Wackerbarth is well known for his contributions to feline medicine in the Northwest. He established Cats Exclusive Veterinary Center in 1981, becoming one of the first practices in the United States devoted to feline medicine. In the early 1980’s, he co-founded the Seattle King County Medical Association’s continuing education association for veterinarians. In 1992, he began administering radioiodine treatments for feline hyperthyroidism after extensive training at University of Washington and University of Saskatchewan (in Canada). He was the first veterinarian in the Northwest to offer radioiodine therapy for cats. Dr. Wackerbarth serves as the medical director for both the Shoreline and Tacoma locations and is a consultant to hundreds of veterinarians in the region. In 2012 and 2013 he was featured in Seattle Metropilitan Magazine as a Top Veterinarian in Seattle.


Testimonials
I wanted to drop you and everyone at FHTC a note to let you know that Byron (the PAWS’ kitty FHTC treated pro bono earlier this year) was adopted last month! Even better, he was adopted with another senior, all-black kitty we had in care.... read more »

Byron
Seattle, WA

Monty is 12 years old. Dr. Vaughan had been monitoring Monty’s thyroid over the years and identified that he was borderline for hyperthyroidism.  After discussing his overall appearance, behavior and appetite, we decided that it made sense to treat him.  We were so relieved to... read more »

Monty

We want to thank you for your extraordinary efforts in looking after our Samson's well being. You took the initiative of a problem we were not aware was even present. We are very, very grateful to all involved in Samson's case. We appreciate the detailed... read more »

Samson
Port Townsend, WA

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