Animal Hospital of Parkland PLLC

12212 Pacific Avenue South
Tacoma, WA 98444


   In 2019, Dr. Petersen was invited to be part of a task force of 7 experts to help the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) update the Feline Vaccination Guidelines. Dr. Petersen has been a board certified feline specialist for more than a decade, and has been practicing veterinary medicine for 35 years. His years of experience and specialty in feline medicine have set him apart. The task force recommendations are being published this September in the Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association and in the Journal of Feline Medicine & Surgery!  They can currently be found on the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) web site at