Dr. Sarah Gimmestad completed her doctorate of veterinary medicine from Washington state university in 2005. Following graduation, she completed an intense one-year small animal internship at Sacramento Animal Medical Group rotating through various specialties. She returned home to Western Washington after her internship and was practicing exclusively in emergency medicine until she joined Poulsbo Marina Veterinary Clinic in 2013. Dr. Gimmestad realizes the important role pets play in our families and is dedicated to providing the care needed to keep them healthy and happy. She lives in Bremerton with her husband and their three stepchildren. Their family includes three pets, Jake, a Labrador retriever, and cats Madison and Hairy Larry. In her free time Dr. Gimmestad enjoys running, hiking, gardening, reading, and spending time with family.