Five Mile Pet Clinic has been serving North Spokane since 1974. Our veterinarians are known for their expertise in preventative health, internal medicine, as well as general, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. Our focus is on individualized medicine and surgery, customized to each patient. We even received the 2012 “Gold” award for “Best Veterinarian in Spokane” by Spokane Coeur d’Alene Living Magazine! Thank you, Spokane for all your trust and support!
Dr. Nick Snider:
Dr. Snider was born and raised in North Spokane. He graduated from Eastern Washington University in 2009, where he majored in Biology and minored in Chemistry. He then attended Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. During his last year, Dr. Snider received the Caring Professional Award. The recipient of this award is selected by the 4th year class as someone who has sincere compassion, as well as good judgment and understanding. Dr. Snider graduated in 2014 and immediately began practicing in Spokane. He bought Five Mile Pet Clinic in June of 2022. He is passionate about strengthening and fostering the human-animal bond, as well as soft tissue surgery and dentistry.
Dr. Snider is married to his wife Jen and together they have two daughters. They also have two
pets (Marshmallow the cat and Oreo the dog). His family loves to hike, travel, and ski together.
“I feel so grateful to serve such a wonderful community.”
Dr. Laura Talaga
Dr. Laura attended Ross University in the Carribean and graduated in 2012. She did her clinical rotation in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She’s lived in Spokane now for 8 years and specializes in shelter medicine. She loves craft beer and taking long walks in the mountains.