What to Expect

Our promise to you

To provide your pet the highest quality care with dedication to compassion and communication.

Who is “the team?” The team is you, your family veterinarian, and us. We’ll all work together to ensure that optimal care is provided every step of the way.

Your pet will be treated with the same love and care as our own family members.

Our Team

Brian Maran

Board-Certified Veterinary Cardiologist™

Dr. Maran is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) in the specialty of Cardiology.

He earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Mississippi State University and completed his small animal medical and surgical internship at The University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

Dr. Maran completed his Residency in Cardiology and Masters degree in pharmacogenomics at Washington State University where he was awarded the Outstanding Resident Research Award by the ACVIM in 2010 and 2011.

Prior to founding Olympic Veterinary Cardiology, Dr. Maran practiced in a multi-doctor specialty clinic near Seattle.

He also served as a locum Cardiologist for the University of Florida where he was responsible for student and resident training as well as managing the clinical service, including numerous minimally invasive surgeries.

He has served for years as an adjunct faculty member of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

He lectures internationally on various topics in cardiology and veterinary medicine and has presented numerous continuing education lectures for veterinarians throughout the United States.

Dr. Maran is an avid alpine skier, SCUBA diver, private pilot, and hiker.

He also volunteers his medical expertise at the Seattle Aquarium and the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium.

He and his husband of 16 years, Mike, are proud fathers to their son Caleb as well as their four-legged children: Orville – a rescued and extremely rambunctious Jack Russell Terrier and Süda – a spoiled rotten but incredibly sweet rescued Papillon.

Holly Sawyer

Board-Certified Veterinary Cardiologist™

Dr. Sawyer is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) in the specialty of Cardiology.

She earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University and completed her small animal medical and surgical internship at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Sawyer completed her Cardiology Internship and Residency in Cardiology at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. She stayed for a few months after residency completion to help train the new Cardiology intern and resident before joining Olympic Veterinary Cardiology.

Dr. Sawyer was born and raised in Washington state and is excited to be able to continue her life in the Pacific Northwest. She grew up on a hobby farm with llamas, alpacas, a herd of sheep, geese, chickens, and horses. Her time in undergraduate college was spent earning a Bachelors in Music Performance and she continued to join performance groups between her veterinary school pre-requisite classes.
She is a massive Greyhound fan and sadly, her canine soul-mate (Farel), recently passed away prior to moving to Seattle. She knows the PacNW has a new canine family member waiting for her. The fastest way to her heart are snuggles from Greyhounds and Cavaliers!

Dr. Mikaela Mueller

Board-Certified Veterinary Cardiologist™

Dr. Mueller is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) in the specialty of Cardiology.

She earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her small animal medical and surgical internship at Advanced Veterinary Care Center in Lawndale, California.

Dr. Mueller completed her Residency in Cardiology at the University of California, Davis where she was awarded the Outstanding Small Animal Research Study and Presentation Award in 2015.

Before joining Olympic Veterinary Cardiology, Dr. Mueller practiced in multi-doctor specialty hospitals in the Seattle, Renton, and Tacoma areas. She also served as a locum Cardiologist at hospitals in Utah and California, as well as at the University of Washington. She has participated in medical language courses for foreign veterinarians, designing curriculum and giving continuing education lectures in the field of Cardiology.

Dr. Mueller enjoys travel, yoga, riding her horse, Ollivander, being outdoors, and spending time with “the boys”: her two Basenjis – Oberon and True, her French Bulldog – Benoit Blanc, her cat – Nigel, and the guinea pig – Mr. President. 

Nonya Fiakpui

Board-Certified Veterinary Cardiologist™

Dr. Fiakpui is a veterinary cardiologist, board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM).  She has been a part of Olympic Veterinary Cardiology since 2017, providing locum services prior to joining the team! 

 Dr. Fiakpui was awarded her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania-School of Veterinary Medicine and went on to complete a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at The Ohio State University. She earned a Master of Science degree concurrently while completing a residency in small animal comparative cardiovascular medicine at Purdue University.  After completing her residency, Dr. Fiakpui worked in private referral hospitals in central Sweden and New England.  She transitioned from traditional in-hospital receiving into telemedicine consulting, and through this medium helped veterinary practices and their cardiac patients around the world.  She has given educational lectures both domestically and internationally, and contributed to the training of veterinary students, interns, and cardiology residents. 

She continues to pursue her interest in teaching every day through her interactions with referring veterinarians, and in her consultation reports.  She is very excited to formally join the team and help to expand the high-quality cardiac care that OVC is known for!

Angie Fehilman

Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT)

Angie is a Licensed Veterinary Technician with 30+ years in the veterinary field. She started at a young age as a kennel attendant, working her way to assistant, then technician. In 1997 Angie graduated from Pierce College with an associate degree in Veterinary Technology.

Angie was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. She enjoys spending time with friends, family, and her kitty Frank. She loves exploring the beaches, camping, gardening, and baking.

Cherlyn Williams

Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT)

Cherlyn is a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She earned her Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology from Pierce College in Tacoma, Washington. For the past 30+ years she has worked as a LVT mostly in small animal specialty medicine (Emergency, Surgery and Dermatology). Cherlyn looks forward to helping pets every day.

Cherlyn grew up in the Pacific Northwest and enjoys the great outdoors with her three children and her chihuahua/corgi rescue named Dobby; whether it’s driving along rivers or mountains, walking trails or beaches, or camping. She also loves to snuggle with cats and binge watch tv, listen to good music and watch the Seahawks win!

Katie Bradley

Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT)

Katie is a Licensed Veterinary technician. She earned her associates in veterinary technology from Pima Medical institute in 2011. Since starting in the field, she has worked mostly in specialty medicine (Surgery, Neurology, Oncology). Katie’s main focus is advocating for her patients, anesthesiology and greyhounds!

Katie grew-up in the midwest and relocated to the PNW in 2010. In her free time she enjoys cycling, kayaking and spending time with her family on the beautiful PNW beaches. Katie has a Derpy Greyhound named Lennox, a black lab mix named Luka and two kitties who specialize in tortitudes!

Amelia Haigh

Veterinary Assistant

Amelia always knew she wanted to work with animals. From playing with outside snakes to saying hello to any dog or cat that came her way. She took every class animal related and went to school at BTC where she obtained her associate degree in animal medicine and training to work in the vet field. She has over 10 years of experience mostly working in General practice, which is where she met and worked with Dr. Maran and feel in love with everything Cardiology related.

When not working she loves the outdoors, mainly camping, fishing/hunting, rock hounding, and being on the salt water. She has 3 soon to be 4 dogs and a kitty named SnowBell that she absolutely babies.  

Amelia’s goal is to help any and every animal in need. She isn’t scared to handle any kind of animal but if she sees a spider she will run away.

Aimee Spinelli

Veterinary Assistant

Aimee is a veterinary assistant that has been in the veterinary field for over five years. Aimee has had a love for animals since a young age and this passion only grew through riding/working with horses and working with dogs in a day care setting. A drastic career change from food service led Aimee into the veterinary field at a general practice hospital. Through her time in the veterinary field, Aimee has grown and learned from many of the doctors and technicians that continue to inspire her to do more. This eventually led to the transition into the cardiac specialty which continues to fuel her passion and love for the veterinary field.

Aimee is a transplant from Southern California but has embraced all things Pacific Northwest! Aimee enjoys camping, hiking, and exploring all dog friendly places with her two heeler mixes Dixie and Walsh. 

Holly Lapole

Veterinary Assistant

Holly was ‘born’ into the world of animals as her family raised and showed Newfoundlands for many, many years.

When she turned 18, she began working with a Veterinary Surgeon and has remained in animal care since that decision.

She has worked with animals for 40+ years in various capacities – including as a technician, assistant, receptionist.

She has worked in all aspects of practice including: day practice/general medicine, emergency medicine, specialty care, referral medicine, and many years in a boarding kennel.

Her passion is animals and she is a breeder and frequent show-competitor for Clumber Spaniels.

Right now, six of these wonderful dogs live in her home along with three rescued Min-Pins, two amazing cats, and a 20 year old parrot.

With her years of expertise, your beloved family member is in good hands during every step of our evaluation!

Kody Moore

Director of Clinical Operations

Kody was born and raised on the island of Guam, where her love for working with animals started in their family owned and operated exotic animal and horse rescue, which was located at the family home. In the Marianas, she learned to work with a variety of animals, ranging from monitor lizards to tigers at the on-site veterinary facility. At the age of 8, she got to watch her first surgery on a black-maned lion, and so her interest in medicine began!

Before graduating high school, Kody was back to working with animals at the Rio Grande zoo in Albuquerque, NM as a camel handler; but as soon as she turned 18, she turned her sights to emergency medicine and began working as an overnight assistant at the local specialty and emergency facility. Since then, Kody has been in the shoes of nearly every position and type of practice, from surgery assistant in general practice to client relations in specialty medicine. It was through client relations that Kody found her true calling in the field – leadership.

For Kody, leadership is not just a title, but a way of life. She believes that being a good leader means putting the team first, fostering a culture of respect, growth and kindness, and most importantly – leading by example. Whether she is mentoring a new team member or navigating a challenging new project, Kody is always striving to be the kind of leader that she herself would want to work for. Overall, she is committed to helping her team achieve their goals and reach their full potential!

Kody and her fiancé Katelyn live in Lake Stevens with their two dogs, Piper and Bernie, their cat Petrie, two frogs Uno and Dos, and their ever-multiplying number of chickens. In her free time, Kody enjoys playing her instruments, reading, art, video and board gaming.

Megan Vogler

Referral Coordinator

Megan is proud to be a Seattle Native. She started in general practice in 2005 as a Certified Veterinary Assistant. In 2014 she made the leap into specialty practice and has loved it ever since.

Megan shares her home with her husband, daughter, and crazy chocolate lab. In her leisure time Megan enjoys exploring new Washington Wineries with good friends and rooting for her home football team. Go Hawks!

Rachel Row

Referral Coordinator

Rachel has been enamored with animals of all kinds since she was a child. In 2008 she started volunteering at various animal shelters, caring for rabbits, ferrets, rats, and many other exotic and pocket pets, as well as cats (her favorite!). This led to her wanting to work with animals full-time. She has since worked as a receptionist and assistant in both general practice and radiology, as well as having a pet-sitting business for over ten years.

In her spare time, Rachel loves to make yummy vegan treats, read, hike, and explore her town. She also loves snuggling with her fur baby: four-year-old rowdy kitty Rupert. She also has an affinity for bunnies.

Where will my pet be treated?

In the comfort of your family veterinarian’s office and with the cooperation of your trusted veterinarian, our doctors will perform a complete cardiac examination of your pet.

Our doctors will perform an echocardiogram, which will allow a detailed evaluation of the anatomy and function of your pet’s heart. A systemic blood pressure and diagnostic ECG (6 lead digital) will be obtained with each consultation. Appropriate diagnostics or therapy can then be advised for your pet based on specific needs or concerns.

There are no "surprise" fees associated with your consultation.

We believe the best care is the right care, every step of the way.

You are always welcome to be present during the evaluation. However, due to the nature of a mobile practice, precise arrival times can occasionally be difficult to predict.

It may be more convenient to schedule a ‘drop-off’ appointment with your family veterinarian for the evaluation.

If you do not have the opportunity to meet our doctors personally, our promise is to treat each pet as our own.

You can have confidence that all of the diagnostic tests and recommendations, as well as therapeutic and monitoring plans have been discussed thoroughly with your family veterinarian.

At the conclusion of the consultation, your veterinarian will possess all the needed diagnostic results and treatment recommendations to discuss our findings and treatment options.

Why the team?

You have entrusted your beloved family member’s care to your veterinarian.

We know how stressful learning your pet might have or does have heart disease can be and want to do all we can to provide the highest and uncompromised level of care without stress to you or your pet.

We believe direct communication and education is the best possible approach to improve accuracy and ensure optimal continuity of care.

Bringing specialty medicine to a clinic and team you and your pet know and trust minimizes stress, maximizes information, and improves diagnostic interpretation and treatment planning.

You do not have to give up your favorite doctor, technician, or assistant to still have access to the highest level of cardiac diagnostics and care available.

We function as an additional member of the team you have bonded with, know, and trust.

Your family veterinarian will remain your primary point of contact and have support every step of the way from us. If there are questions he or she are not confident answering, our doctors can provide recommendations and education to ensure optimal management is maintained.