Meet Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Timber Ridge Animal Hospital in Bonney Lake! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!


Dr. Ronald Lavigne, DVM

Veterinarian & Owner

Dr. Lavigne is the head DVM and owner of Timber Ridge Animal Hospital. Dr. Lavigne has been serving the Bonney Lake area since 1996. Dr. Lavigne chose veterinary medicine as his passion in life when his family pet, needed extensive vet care due to allergies. In his free time, Dr. Lavigne enjoys golfing with friends. Some exciting changes are on the horizon for Timber Ridge Animal Hospital, watch us grow!

Office Staff

Bridgett L.

Practice Manager

Bridgett Lavigne is the clinic manager here at Timber Ridge Animal Hospital. Bridgett works tirelessly to build Timber Ridge into successful clinic that shows compassion to all its patients. In Bridgett’s free time, she enjoys spending time with her family. There are some exciting changes coming to Timber Ridge, watch us grow!

Linda T.

Clinic Manager

Linda is the office manager of Timber Ridge Animal Hospital. She has been at Timber Ridge for almost two decades. Linda loves Halloween, camping and comedies. She is the single mom of two teenagers; Cameron 13 and Lucas 16. She owns her own home and a cat named Melvin, whom seems to believe he’s half dog

Brittany G.

Hospital Manager

Brittany and is one of the receptionists here at Timber Ridge Animal Hospital. She’s an avid animal lover but cats have a special place in her heart. That’s why she has five! They are (top left to bottom right) Romeo, Magick, Ripley, Rogue and Rio. With them she has a happy little family of eight, including a husband and son. Her dream is to one day have a big enough home and land to be able to take in any abandoned animals that end up at Timber Ridge’s doors. Right now though She’s just happy and proud to be apart of the changes and growing taking place here at Timber Ridge!

Vanessa J.


Vanessa is one of your Veterinary Assistants here at Timber Ridge Animal Hospital. In her free time, she enjoys drawing, painting, traveling, and has recently picked up a new hobby of yoga. Since COVID-19, she spends a lot of this time watching movies, embroidering, and baking. She currently has two pets– A cat named Moose and a dog named Lila. They like to join her on car rides to the Starbucks drive-thru to get their own kittychino and puppuchino. They love it just as much as she does!

Fun fact: I used to own a Russian Tortoise!

Veterinary Technicians

Emily E.

Lead Veterinary Technician

Emily is the lead licensed veterinarian technician here at Timber Ridge Animal Hospital.

Marleesa J.

Veterinary Technician

Marleesa was born & raised in Tacoma, WA. She has 5 pets of her own (bottom left to top right) Junior, Luciano, Babe, Liam & Simon. She is very passionate about the veterinary field & is always ready to learn more! On her free time she enjoys trying new restaurants with her boyfriend, reading & napping with her pets. Her favorite color is purple, she never turns down nachos & she loves sharks of all kind!

Veterinary Assistants

Zachary W.

Lead Veterinary Assistant

Zac is a veterinary assistant here at Timber Ridge Animal Hospital . He was born and raised here in the PNW and doesn’t plan on leaving. He loves a good bottle of wine by a campfire and if he had a Housewives tag line for his job it would be “They say this job is killer but don’t worry, I’ve got 9 lives”

Ella N.

Veterinary Assistant

Ella is a veterinarian assistant here at Timber Ridge. She is a pre-vet student currently attending WSU and will be graduating with her undergrad in animal science in May. Her goal is to one day be a veterinarian alongside the great ones she works with. She enjoys painting, watching lots of movies and snuggling her fur babies. In the picture with Ella is her puppy and light of her life, Phoebe.

Marin G.

Veterinary Assistant

Marin is a prevet student currently attending the University of Idaho, and will be graduating in the fall with a bachelors in animal veterinary sciences and a minor in human and animal relations. She plans on attending vet school in the near future with the hopes of one day working here at Timber Ridge as a Veterinarian. In Marin's free time she loves to travel, spend time with her friends and family, and taking her dog Charles Barkley on play dates.

Hannah M.

Veterinary Assistant

I am currently a student at WSU working towards being a veterinarian. I have a cat named cleo and a springer/lab mix named max. I love a good adventure so hiking or exploring new places in my free time Is when I have the most fun! I think you can never have enough plants as I have about 10. Lastly, I have watched the office more than a thousand times and it is my favorite show. So if you ever find yourself in a game of trivia about the office, I’m your girl.