Mon – Fri: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Dr. Bellinghausen has retired! Thank you for 30 years of commitment and to the Kenmore Veterinary Hospital family, our clients, patients, and the Kenmore community. The legacy that you have built is the foundation that carries us into the future. We wish you the very best Dr. B!
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.
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.
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.