West Seattle Animal Hospital

4700 42nd Avenue SW, Ste 210
Seattle, WA 98116



Our Doctors


Dr. Glenn Johnson has been the practice owner since 1989. He earned his DVM from Tuskegee University in 1979. 

He spent much of his childhood working alongside his father, who was also a veterinarian.

In his spare time Dr. Johnson enjoys football (GO Seahawks!), fishing, Pacific beaches, and vegetarian cuisine.

His family just got a new puppy named Otis. He also cares for two special needs cats: Felix and Thor.


Dr. Nesa Quincy joined West Seattle Animal Hospital in 1998. She earned her DVM from Washington State University.

Dr. Quincy loves all pets but has a special affection for cats. 

During her spare time, she enjoys cooking, camping, and spending time with her family.

She has 3 dogs named Clifford, Venus and Ursa; and four cats: Daisy, Princess, Pumpkin, and Tulip.


Dr. Barbara Gomez first joined West Seattle Animal Hospital in 2001. She earned her DVM from Washington State University. She is also certified in veterinary acupuncture.

Before becoming a veterinarian, Dr. Gomez earned a degree in Soil Conservation and Land Use Planning from the University of Florida. She was the first female firefighter in the Florida Keys Volunteer Fire Department. She also graduated from nursing school, joined the Air Force and was an RN in emergency and operating rooms. 

In her spare time, she enjoys home improvement projects, gardening, sewing, cooking and reading.

She has four dogs, five cats, and four chickens.



Dr. Jae Beck joined West Seattle Animal Hospital in 2015.  They graduated from Smith College with a B.S. in Neuroscience and Chemistry, then traveled to New Zealand for their DVM from Massey University.

They enjoy preventive healthcare and internal medicine.

Dr. Beck shares their home with their cats Cricket, Gimli, Lady Jane Grey, and their rabbit Hazelnut.

In their spare time, they enjoy music, road trips, and swimming.


Dr. Lacey Dyckhoff joined West Seattle Animal Hospital in the summer of 2019. She attended the University of Washington for her undergraduate studies and earned her DVM from Washington state University in 2016.

She enjoys the variety of general practice including preventative care, internal medicine, and pain management.

Dr. Dyckhoff shares her household with a cat named Tazer and a Poodle mix named Misha.

In her spare time she enjoys reading, spending time outdoors and dabbling in archery.


Dr. John Ochsenreiter joined the West Seattle Animal Hospital in January of 2019. He attended the University of Illinios where he received his DVM in 1988.

At the start of his career, he worked mainly with wildlife and has been across the globe practicing veterinary medicine. From the Bay Area, where he spent eight years working at the San Francisco Zoo to Central Asia, doing conservation work to protect endangered Snow Leopards.

Dr. Ochsenreiter was also the long time veterinarian for Koko, the gorilla known for her sign language abilities.

After transitioning to small animal practice, he really enjoys getting to connect with clients as well as the patients.

In his spare time, he has fun cycling and being a multi-instrumentalist, mainly playing the trombone in a number of local orchestras.