Mon: 7:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Tue – Fri: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

6630 NE 181st St. Suite F103,
Kenmore, WA 98028-4852

Our Team


Veterinarian & Medical Director

Dr. Mike Bellinghausen (Dr. B) graduated from Washington State and Oregon State Colleges of Veterinary Medicine in 1984. He has owned and operated Kenmore Veterinary Hospital since 1990. Dr. B has 31 years of experience, with a special interest in orthopedic surgery and internal medicine cases including oncology.

He lives in Bothell with his wife Debbie, daughter Stephanie, four cats, and two dogs named Molly and Jazzy. Dr. B has a passion for dog training, competition agility, fly fishing, skiing, hiking, and is actively involved the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association and WSU/CVM.



Hailing from Toronto, Canada, Dr. Ezra Ameis has always had a passion for animals from an early age. In his formative years, he had pet dogs, cats, rabbits, snakes, birds, fish and snails. His life direction was sealed during a college age trip to the Galapagos Islands where he worked with Giant Tortoises for several weeks and decided to pursue a dream of becoming a doctor of veterinary medicine.

He graduated university with a Bachelor of Science (Neurology/Biology) from Dalhousie University in 2008 with a postgraduate degree in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology from Seneca College in 2009. He worked in computational biology/mass spectrometry research at the University of Toronto before attending St. Matthews School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2014 with rotations at the University of Minnesota. After graduation, he completed a rotating medicine and surgery internship in Long Island, NY in 2015 and a specialty internship in neurology in Tacoma, WA in 2016.

Dr. Ameis brings several years of 24 hour ER/critical care medicine experience at Emerald City Emergency Clinic in Wallingford before joining the KVH team in May 2019. He has specific veterinary clinical interests in ER/critical care medicine, dentistry and soft tissue surgery. In his spare time, he enjoys exercising, reading, pub trivia, travel and sailing.


Veterinary Technician

Natalie joined us in 2010. She is working and studying to become a full-time veterinary technician. Her interests including painting.

Jac Callaghan

Hospital Administrator

Jac joined our team as the Hospital Administrator in January 2020. From a Hospital Administrator to a Veterinary Technician Jac brings that depth of knowledge to our team. Jac is a devoted canine enthusiast serving on board positions for her regional breed club. Jac is passionte about music, concerts, dog training, competiting conformation and agility, gardening, cooking, but most of all her Australian Shepherd, Louie.


Veterinary Technician

August joined our team in February 2020 after graduating from the veterinary technican program at the Pima Medical Institute.  August’s two cats Kali and Kasper keep her on her toes, and outside of work August loves skiing, kayaking and horseback riding.

ALEX Contreras

Veterinary Assistant/Customer Service Representative

Alex joined our team in February 2020 after graduating from the veterinary assistant program from the Pima Medical Institute.  Since the age of three Alex has been very drawn to the veterinary industry to positively contribute to the lives of pets and the humans that love them.  Outside of work rain or shine Alex can be found cuddled up with her pooch Pudge, baking yummy treats, four wheeling, or spending time with friends.


Lead Customer Service Representative

Sin joined our team in March 2020, and she is a true Seattleite in extreme extrovert style! As a eight plus year veteran in the veterinary industry you can say animals are definitely a passion of Sin’s. Sin’s number one is her Corgi Mei. Outside of work Sin has a passion for life from traveling to over forty-two countries, going to the gym and hot yoga, trying new restaurants, and hanging out with friends.  Sin said that Kenmore Veterinary Hospital is like coming home!


Executive Administrative Assistant/Therapy Dog

Louie is the ultimate team player on our team, always there for his team. Listening, consoleing, uplifting, supporting are just a few of Louie’s daily tasks. Louie said he always has time for a belly rub and a snack too!  Outside of work Louie is always expanding his knowledge from agility to tricks.  Louie is passionate about rolling in the grass, hiking, playing with his Aussie buddies, and just hanging out with his mom and friends.