We are extremely proud of our dedicated team. We hire only the best and most experienced employees to become a part of our team here at Family Veterinary Clinic. Our team is filled with highly dedicated animal lovers who are well trained at their jobs. They will do anything possible for their patients and the owners who love them.

Learning and education are very important here at Family Veterinary Clinic. We strive to have a state-of-the-art hospital with a staff trained in the latest medical advances. Our patients deserve the very best veterinary care.

Basically, our team is full of animal lovers. They make it a goal to treat each patient like their own. They give each patient plenty of love and attention. They are prepared to discuss preventative medicine so that every pet can stay as healthy as possible. They will also do everything that they can to make a sick pet feel better as soon as possible.

If you would like to speak to someone on our team, don’t hesitate to contact us today at (360) 452-9682.


Dr. Carmen Czachor, Veterinarian

Dr. Carmen Czachor, owner, and veterinarian of Family Veterinary Clinic moved to Port Angeles in 1995 after graduating from the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine. She has a Bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Minnesota Duluth too. She loves being a veterinarian and her special interests are dermatology, internal medicine (especially endocrinology), behavior, and soft tissue surgery. Dr. Czachor has served on and been president of the veterinary board of governors for Washington State and is a representative for the western US to the Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine Association. She believes science-based veterinary medicine is an important concept and strives to follow the evidence for choices in veterinary care.

She has two sons, Spencer, who is an airman in the Air Force, and Jackson who lives in Port Angeles. In her spare time, she enjoys watching her dogs wrestle, oil painting, quilting, and reading. Dr. Czachor loves to travel and has been to quite a few countries. She has two dogs, a French bulldog named Peach and a standard poodle/golden cross named Trudy, and an orange tabby named Marco.


Daya Woodyard, Veterinary Assistant and Playcare Attendant

Daya has been working here since 2020. She’s extremely passionate about the medical field and has a big love for all animals. The cat in the photo is her little unit of measure and she also has an Australian shepherd mix named Chip at home as well as two other cats named Tom and Morning.



Chelsea, Veterinary Assistant

My name is Chelsea and I am 19 years old. I have lived in the Sequim area my entire life. I have always had a passion for helping animals so my goal is to start schooling to become a Veterinary Technician in the near future. In my free time, I like to watch sunsets, drive around listening to music and play with my cats I have two kitties, Chloe, a brown tabby and Gracie, a black kitty.



Alie, Veterinary Assistant

Alie and her canine companion Tommy have lived in the beautiful Pacific Northwest since 2018. After earning a degree in Sustainable Agriculture and subsequently working at a small goat dairy, she found her true passion was veterinary medicine. She is currently working on pre-veterinary coursework in hopes of one day earn her DVM. Alie is excited to learn as much as possible and loves taking care of animals of all sizes. When she isn’t on a farm or at the clinic she can be found hiking or snowboarding.



Chloe Notari, Kennel Attendant

My name is Chloe Notari, photographed next to me is my dog Bandit. I grew up in Uvalde Texas, but moved to Port Angeles when I was seven. I really enjoy reading about new studies on cancer research in hopes that one day I can become a Pediatric Oncologist. I am a current Kennel Attendant and really enjoy seeing all the different animals that are brought in!



Christopher, Kennel Attendant

My name is Christopher Welch, and this is my dog Pepper! I love to crochet, draw, and I’m learning to ride a skateboard! I have an older brother named Raven, who I always look forward to spending time with. I am homeschooled and hoping to graduate in 2022! I wish you all an amazing day, and I look forward to seeing your adorable pets!