At Cascade West Veterinary Hospital, you can expect state of the art medical care for your four-legged companions. We believe in nurturing the human-animal bond and creating a harmonious relationship between people and animals. We appreciate the role we get to play in your pet’s health care. You can expect to be greeted by a courteous receptionists, clean exam rooms, friendly doctors, and caring technicians. We are proud to serve Centralia and our surrounding areas and to have been Awarded the Centralia Chehalis Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of veterinary medicine along with friendly, compassionate service.
We believe in treating every patient as if they were our own pet. We are a group of highly trained, experienced animal lovers who are devoted to giving our patients the best care possible.
1942: Dr. William Ritter establishes Ritter Veterinary, located on Woodland Avenue in Centralia.
1943: Dr. George Duby joins Dr. Ritter, practice becomes Ritter & Duby Veterinary.
1945: Practice moved from Woodland Avenue to Long Road.
1949: Building located at 1210 S. Gold St. constructed, practice once again relocates.
1951: Practice run until this time as a 2-person partnership. First associate hired.
1957: Spring: Everett Macomber employed as an assistant to run Brucellosis tests from Twin City Sales & Chehalis Livestock Market.
Summer 1957: Everett employed as a kennel attendant while attending Centralia College, later employed as a receptionist.
1963: The now Dr. Everett Macomber hired as an associate this summer.
1965: Dr. Macomber becomes a partner, practice becomes Ritter, Duby & Macomber.
1967: Dr. Ritter retires following a major heart attack.
1968: Dr. Al Wesselius joins the practice as an associate this fall, intending only to stay a Year and then return to school for an advanced degree to become a professor. He’ll retire 33 years later.
1970: Dr. Wesselius becomes a partner, practice becomes Duby, Macomber & Wesselius
1972: Dr. Steve Whearty joins the practice as an associate, intending to also only stay a year and then return to Montana. He’ll retire from the practice 35 years later.
1980: Dr. Duby retires, practice becomes Macomber & Wesselius.
1995: Dr. Chris Affeldt joins the practice as an associate.
1999: Dr. Affeldt becomes a partner, forming Macomber, Wesselius & Affeldt Veterinary.
2001: Dr. Wesselius retires, practice renamed Macomber & Affeldt Veterinary. Dr. Jason Humphrey joins the practice.
2005: Dr. Humphrey becomes a partner. Clinic now named Cascade West Veterinary Hospital, still located at 1210 S. Gold Street.
2006: Dr. Macomber retires from practice.
2007: January: Dr. Dina Wild joins the practice as an associate. June: Dr. Chet Iverson joins the practice as an associate. July: Dr. Whearty retires.
2009: June: Dr. Ashley Ritter (granddaughter of practice founder Dr. William Ritter) joins the practice as an associate.
August 2009: Construction begins on new facility, located across the street from 1210 S. Gold location, at the former Twin City Sale barn site.
2010: Cascade West Veterinary moves into the new hospital and opens for business on May 24. Awarded the Centralia Chehalis Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year.
2011: July: Dr. Erin Ruminski joins the practice as an associate.
2013: Dr. Iverson becomes a partner.
2015: July: Dr. Sara Howard joins the practice as an associate.
2017: Dr Wild moves on to a Small Animal only practice.
2018: June: Dr Katie Duda joins the practice as an associate.
2019: March: Dr. Roxanna Cornelius joins the practice as an associate.
Cascade West Veterinary Hospital
1305 South Gold Street Centralia, WA 98531
Monday - Friday 8am-5:30pm
Saturday 8am-2:30pmSunday: Closed