Our Practice

Regal Veterinary Clinic is committed to providing the most compassionate state-of-the-art health care to your pet as well as friendly service that will meet or exceed your expectations. Our doctors and staff realize you are entrusting your pet to us and will constantly strive to earn and deserve that trust.
Our mission is to get to know you and your pet personally and provide the treatment and preventative care needed to keep you and your pets happy and healthy for years to come. We serve Spokane's South Hill including Lincoln Heights, South Perry, Rockwood, Manito, Cliff/Cannon,
Comstock, Moran Prairie, Glenrose and Latah Valley.

  • Dr. Katie Dull, DVM


    Dr. Katie Dull is a product of the Pacific Northwest as she was born in Vancouver, WA, raised in Corvallis, OR and transplanted to Spokane where she graduated from Mead Sr. High School in 1988. She spent most of her undergraduate studies at Eastern Washington University and completed her bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science at WSU. Dr. Dull completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999 and has been practicing small animal medicine in Spokane ever since.

    Eastern Washington University, Washington State University

    Dr. Dull is most interested in general practice, routine surgery, and preventative health care but also enjoys internal medicine and dermatology cases.

    Dr. Dull lives in Spokane with her husband, Pr. Eric Dull and their blended family of five children, Naomi, Ellie, John, Joel, and Michael. When not practicing veterinary medicine or hanging out with the family, Dr. Dull likes to bicycle, swim, and read.

  • Dr. Lydia Gentry, DVM


    Dr. Lydia Gentry grew up in central Pennsylvania, and has lived in many of the western states, but keeps getting called back to Spokane by good friendships and career opportunities. A lifelong learner, Dr. Gentry pursued several different career paths before landing in veterinary medicine. She studied Theater Arts at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting, and later did her pre-veterinary undergraduate coursework at the University of Hawaii in Hilo, HI. She also completed a year-long course in massage therapy at the Santa Fe School of Massage in New Mexico. Dr. Gentry earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017 and is thrilled to be kicking off her veterinary career at Regal Veterinary Clinic.

    Point Park University, University of Hawaii, Washington State University

    Dr. Gentry’s interests include soft tissue surgery, the management of chronic pain, and helping families make decisions about their pet’s care that support both the health of the animal and the well-being of the family.

    Dr. Gentry lives in Spokane with her husband, Simon and their fur babies: Trip the cuddly Pomeranian, Wanda the vigilant black shepherd, and Little Boy the laid back black cat. Favorite activities include hiking, backpacking, and canoeing to satisfy her need for nature, attending live music concerts and festivals with friends, and traveling the globe in search of adventure, delicious food and wine.

  • Dr. Brian Vagt, DVM


    Raised in Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island, WA, Dr. Brian Vagt has always called the Pacific Northwest home. He left Washington to complete bachelor degrees in Molecular Biology and Communication Studies in Pennsylvania which he used to pursue his dream of being a dolphin trainer in Orlando, FL. After several years of dolphin training, he realized veterinary medicine was his true calling, and attended veterinary school at the University of Florida. Dr. Vagt is thrilled to have finally made it back to the Washington after 10 years away, and is joined by his wife of 6 years who is currently serving in the military.

    Grove City College
    B.S. Molecular biology
    B.A. Communication Studies

    University of Florida
    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    Certificate in Aquatic Animal Health

    Dr. Vagt’s professional interests include radiology, soft tissue surgery, and helping clients make informed decisions about their pet’s health.

    Fun Facts:
    Outside of work Dr. Vagt enjoys spending time with his wife and their two fur-babies Zeus and Athena. He also enjoys fishing, hiking, Denver Broncos football, and DOTA 2 E-sports.

  • Dr. Katie Shockley


    Dr. Katie Shockley is a South Carolina native whose dreams of living out west near big mountains brought her to Spokane. Dr. Shockley has known from a young age that she wanted to be a veterinarian, and has continued to pursue that dream. She got her bachelor’s degree in Animal and Veterinary Sciences from Clemson University (Go Tigers). After graduation, she went to vet school at Auburn University in Alabama. Dr. Shockley has worked in a small animal practice in SC for the last 3.5 years before moving to the Inland Northwest.

    Clemson University
    Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Shockley loves the challenges associated with soft tissue surgery. She loves the idea of being able to fix something or know what’s wrong with a pet through surgery. She also loves ultrasound and dermatology. She believes in furthering the human animal bond through keeping pets as healthy as possible with preventive medicine.

    Dr. Shockley and her husband moved across the country to enjoy all the outdoor activities the west has to offer. They love backpacking, fly fishing, and skiing; they cannot wait to explore the mountains and rivers around Spokane. She has two dogs: Tilly, a former re-search beagle from Auburn, and Riggs, a duck hunting chocolate lab. She Is a huge College Football fan (Clemson), and will miss going to the games, but is excited about the next adventures here in Spokane.

  • Alena

    Practice Manager

    Alena is a new addition to Regal Veterinary Clinic, having moved from the soggy side of the state in December. She comes to us with three years of Practice Management experience, though she started her career as a receptionist in 2010, and has also worked as a veterinary assistant. Alena’s favorite aspects of the job are the fact that no two days are ever the same, and there are always new things to learn. Of course, playing with puppies and kittens never gets old, either!

    When not at the clinic, Alena enjoys spending time with the four loves of her life: Eric (Husband), Caspian (Ragdoll mix), Buckley (Domestic Shorthair) and Koda (Pomeranian Corgi mix).

  • Hayley

    Office Manager

    Hayley keeps busy hiking, reading, and enjoying music in general. She is a Spokane native and a graduate of Central Valley High School. She has one cat named Marlow.

  • Jennifer


    Jennifer came to Regal in the summer of 2017 with Veterinary experience in companion animal, emergency, farm, exotic, and wildlife medicine. After a previous career in sports medicine, she became a Licensed Vet Tech in 2010. She has called Spokane home since 2001, and loves the lakes and mountains the Inland NW has to offer.

    Jennifer’s current pets include her retired Morgan show horse Fleet, as well as a feisty indoor kitty named Bentley. With her human kids grown and out of the house, Jennifer enjoys road biking and skiing with her husband Kevin. She also loves to play in the dirt! (some call it gardening).

    BS in Sports Medicine, MA in Health Administration
    AA Veterinary Technology from DCCCD Lancaster, TX
    WA DOH Licensed Vet Tech since January 2010

  • Jenna

    Veterinary Assistant

    Jenna has lived in Spokane for most of her life. She graduated from Lewis and Clark high school and went on to play softball at a division II school in West Virginia. She moved back to Spokane to continue working on her biology degree at EWU and plans to go onto veterinarian school. In her free time, Jenna enjoys reading, crocheting, and spending time with friends, family, and her two dogs, Desi and Bella.

  • Samantha

    Veterinary Assistant

    Samantha is originally from Grandview and just recently moved to the Spokane area. She went to college for Wildlife Ecology with an emphasis in Marine Biology. Her hobbies are camping, tubing, ice skating, tennis, swimming and hiking. She has two heelers named Tuffy and Blue.

    B.S. in Wildlife Ecology from Washington State University

  • Dnell

    Veterinary Assistant

    Dnell is a Spokane native who graduated from EWU with a major in wildlife biology. She loves spending time with family/friends, traveling (especially to the pacific coast), and watching Star Trek. Her goal in life is to rescue and pet as many animals as possible. She has two cats named Sir Paws and Leeloo, and a dog named Joey.

    B.S. in Wildlife Biology from Eastern Washington University

  • Katie

    Veterinary Assistant

    Katie has spent the last 8 years in “people medicine” and is currently attending Spokane Community College full time for her Biology degree. She plans on attending vet school, with the hope of getting into Golden Retriever Research. Katie spends her free time with her Golden Retriever, Killian, adventuring around the Pacific NW, and running a small photography business. Katie and Killian are also a registered Therapy Team with Pet Partners.

  • Coleen

    Veterinary Assistant

    Coleen has been working with animals for the last 10 years, including 2 years as a Certified Veterinary Assistant. She has also worked as a grooming assistant and dog trainer. In her free time she enjoys reading, sewing, dog sledding, and spending time with her own animals. Kiara (GSD X), Buster (Hound/Husky), Eowyn (Belgian Malinois), Angelica (DSH) and Hamilton (DSH).

  • Imishkin

    Veterinary Assistant

    Imishkin was born and raised in Spokane. She graduated from the Newtech Skills Center in 2015 as a Veterinary Assistant, and is currently attending school to become a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Imishkin likes to hang-out with friends and spend time with her two cats Max and Smitty. She has the coolest mom ever and loves waffles.

  • Victoria


    Victoria recently moved to Spokane from San Francisco where she worked at a doggy daycare & training facility. She has a very strong passion for animals and is going to school with the ambition of becoming a Veterinarian. She has 1 puppy named Roxy, and 3 cats named Zeppelin, Jet, and Theodore. In her free time she loves to do yoga, go on hikes with her dog, travel, watch football, and spend time with her family.

  • Emily

    Veterinary Assistant

    Emily has lived most of her life in the Spokane area. She graduated from Whitworth University with Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Biology. In her free time, Emily enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and their dog Sadar and working on home improvement projects on their first home they recently bought. She also loves watching football with her mom (Go Hawks!) and doing karaoke with her friends.

    B.S. in Biology with a Pre-Veterinary Emphasis
    B.A. in Psychology

  • Julia


    Julia was born and raised here in Spokane surrounded by many types of animals. When she is not at Regal helping clients and their pets, she enjoys painting, entomology, and macro photography. In the summer Julia also loves to swim the entirety of Fish Lake multiple times each week.