Jake, originally from Heyburn, Idaho, moved to Washington in 2013 to start veterinary school at Washington State University. He graduated four years later in 2017 and moved to the Kitsap Peninsula to join the Ridgetop Animal Hospital team. His veterinary interests include orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, veterinary business management, and behavior.
In his free time, Jake enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest, kayaking, camping, and spending time with family. Jake received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Music degrees in vocal performance, and enjoys singing in choral ensembles and participating in the musical community around the Puget Sound. He also enjoys spending time at home or on the trails with his two dogs, Indy and Ginny.