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7020 Littlerock Rd SW Tumwater, WA 98512

Thank you for your interest in Tumwater Veterinary Hospital and welcome to our home. 

Tumwater Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary hospital providing care for dogs and cats. We offer a full range of medical, surgical, imaging and dental services ranging from routine exams and vaccinations, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, to root canals and ultrasonography.

If you live in Tumwater or the surrounding Thurston County area, we would love to be your veterinarian. Our goal is always to provide the best possible care to our patients and to their people. Your pet’s health and well-being is of great importance to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care. You will find our staff to be friendly, knowledgeable and communicative.

 Tumwater Veterinary Hospital was established in Tumwater in 1989 by Dr. Gregg Bennett, DVM. Started as a sole practitioner clinic, Tumwater Veterinary has grown with the support of the local community.  Over the years, we have gradually expanded and have added along the way Dr. Lina Wachsmuth, Dr. Maggie Spath, Dr. Cathy Olson , Dr.Stephanie Swearngin, Dr. Dave Cordray and Dr. Katie Rawlings to our ever-expanding practice.


  • We provide our patients with state of the art equipment, a clean, comfortable hospital, and a compassionate staff who are just a little bit crazy about animals.
  • We value education and encourage our clients to ask questions and become involved with their pet’s care.
  • Our new state-of-the-art hospital provides clients with an expanded pharmacy and lab, cat and dog kennel areas, multiple treatment rooms, digital x-ray, ultrasound, an advanced surgical suite, easier access and parking, and a larger, more comfortable pet friendly waiting room.

If you want to make an appointment or need more information
please call us at: 360-754-6008.
We ask that you please do not contact us via email for appointments, those are best handled via phone so we can assist you more promptly. We attempt to respond to emails within 2 business days. However, if you have an emergency or need immediate response to an inquiry please call and we will be happy to assist you.

We now offer home delivery of prescription foods and medications via VetSource. 

Please take a moment to see what we can provide for you:


We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.
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Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.

Meet The Doctors

Meet Our Team
Meet The Doctors:
Gregg Bennett, DVM graduated from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1984. He built Tumwater Veterinary Hospital in 1989 and has recently moved it to a new location. Dr. Bennett is a very skilled surgeon and he has a special interest in Veterinary Rehabilitation. He received post-graduate training form the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in Animal Rehabilitation and is eligible to be certified as a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner. In 2008 Gregg opened Four Paws Animal Rehabilitation where he works three afternoons per week providing geriatric and post-surgical rehabilitation for dogs.
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We care about your pets like our own.

Feel free to call and speak to one of our friendly receptionists for more information or to make an appointment!

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