Yakima PES Veterinary Team
Our dedicated doctors and staff are uniquely experienced in treating the traumatized and critically ill pet. We focus our training and continuing education on emergency medicine and critical care so that we are prepared to best serve the needs of your pet when they need more than a general care practice can deliver. We offer the only specialized emergency and critical care focused hospital in the Yakima Valley. We care for all small companion animal species and most exotic pets.
Meet the Doctors
Leah Edwards, DVM
Kelly O'Malley, DVM
Amoreena Swick, DVM
Dr. Amoreena Swick earned her DVM from the University of California, Davis, in 2004. Dr. Swick has worked in various veterinary hospitals in California, Idaho and Washington where she has provided all levels of medical and surgical care for small animals and exotic before landing at Mid-Columbia Pet Emergency Service in 2018. When SAGE Veterinary Centers, a West Coast Specialty and Emergency Center, partnered with Mid-Columbia Pet Emergency Service in March 2020. Dr. Swick was appointed Medical Director of Mid-Columbia Pet Emergency Service and SAGE’s other Emergency Hospital affiliate, Yakima Pet Emergency Services in Yakima, WA.
Dr. Swick has always been interested in veterinary medicine as it fulfills her lifelong passion of caring for animals. She enjoys having the opportunity to help families keep their furry members healthy. She is naturally more nocturnal, making her well suited for overnight Emergency and Critical Care cases. Her clinical interest includes advanced surgical cases and wound care.
When Dr. Swick is not treating animals, she enjoys time with her family, hiking, gardening, and skiing. She has four dogs and four cats that are all rescues through work! Dr. Swick is currently working toward gaining American Board of Veterinary Partners (ABVP) Board Certification in canine and feline medicine.