Meet the Team
Dr. Ian Marshall
Dr. Ian Marshall is a 2000 graduate of Washington State University. He completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. He is an experienced clinician and surgeon, with a strong interest in soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. He has pursued advanced training in dentistry, internal medicine, and surgery, and continues ongoing training. When not in the surgical suite, he can be found running up Mount Erie. Dr. Marshall is an active member of Washington State Veterinary Medical Association and American Animal Hospital Association.
Dr. Pauli Bezzola
Dr. Bezzola is a 2001 graduate of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatchewan. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery in North Carolina. Dr. Bezzola practices both conventional and integrative medicine, depending on the needs of patient and client.
She is an active member of Washington State Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Feline Practitioners, American Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Veterinary Acupuncturists, International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, and the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies.
Dr. Shannon Jordan
Dr. Shannon Jordan is one of our associate veterinarians. She graduated from Ohio State University in 2006 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree. In 2012 she earned board-certification from the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners specializing in canine and feline medicine.
Dr. Jordan is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, Washington State Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Veterinary Dental Society.
Dr. Jordan enjoys the challenge of general medicine, helping pet owners provide preventive wellness care for their companion animals, and promoting the benefits of dental health.
Dr. Melissa Knutzen
Dr. Knutzen, our newest veterinarian, is a native Washingtonian. She received her her DVM in 2008 at WSU. She has a special interest in dentistry, medicine, and geriatric care. She is a certified acupuncturist! Dr. Knutzen has completed advanced training in pain management, rehabilitation, and laser therapy. When she is not at work, she loves playing with her two boys, her husband, and their menagerie of pets.
Dr. Annie Frosolone
Annie is a new graduate from the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine. She has grown up loving animals and has done a little bit with a lot of species, from alpacas to snakes and everything in between! She also has a thoroughbred mare that she trains for 3-day eventing. They do dressage, jump, and have fun riding all over the Whidbey/Anacortes area. She also enjoys hiking with her fiancé, trying new beers at the many local microbrew taprooms, and trying new recipes when she has time to cook!
Kandy is our office manager and a receptionist. After many years in the Motel industry, Kandy's love for animals brought her to Fidalgo Animal Medical in the spring of 2006. Her animal family consists of dogs, cats, chickens and horses, and when she is not at the clinic she can be found caring for them. In her spare time Kandy and her family enjoy trail riding and horse camping.
Teresa is one of our receptionists and veterinary assistants.She moved here with her family in 1995, while her husband was in the Navy. She started working at Fidalgo Animal Medical Center in 1996, with the previous owners, Dr. Bob and Dr. Bill. Being a Navy wife, she had moved around a lot, and had gained veterinary assistant experience everywhere she went. After they moved here, they decided that Anacortes was a great place to raise their girls, and so they have continued to live here. Though Teresa has done other things in her time in Anacortes, she is the longest standing current member of the FAMC staff.
Cheri is one of our receptionists. Cheri was part of the FAMC team for many years and has recently come back to our team. Cheri has two (now grown) daughters and her days are kept busy caring for her rescue chihuahua, Fiona.
Katie is one of our lovely receptionists! She's a local, born and raised in Skagit County and now a mother of two kiddos! She loves bonfires, cooking, and exploring the outdoors with her kids and fur babies (Romeo, Jada, Daisy, and Duke).
Candace is on our receptionist team. She was born and raised in Seattle, WA. Growing up, Candace spent a lot of time at dog shows. Her parents also owned several racehorses, so she spent a lot of time at the racetrack and in the barns. In 2009 she moved to Anacortes with her son and daughter. Her family has grown with three fur babies Olivier, Stella, and Odin. Candace enjoys spending as much time as she can with her children (since they will be leaving the nest soon).
Kat is one of our licensed veterinary technicians and clinic coordinator. She was born and raised in Central Washington. After graduating from Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology in Denver, CO, she moved to Skagit County and has been working as a licensed technician since 2003. She has been with FAMC since 2010. Outside of work Kat enjoys spending time with her family, including her dogs Bessie and Miles, and their cat Macaroni.
Becky is one of our licensed veterinary technicians. She is originally from Colorado and has lived locally since 2007. She has been working in veterinary clinics since 2009 and became a licensed technician in 2017. Becky enjoys traveling, cooking, and yoga.
Cayleen is one of our certified veterinary assistants. She was born and raised in Tacoma, WA, moving to Oak Harbor a few years ago where she fell in love with Whidbey Island and the surrounding areas. She earned her Veterinary Assisting degree from San Juan college in 2012. Her hobbies include photography, hiking in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, and horse back riding.
Emilia is one of our veterinary assistants. Emilia grew up on a small farm in Mount Vernon, where she took care of horses, goats, bunnies, ducks, chickens, cats and dogs. When Emilia is not at work, she enjoys Mountain Biking, Snowboarding, and hiking with her dog, Lucy!