A graduate of Washington State University, Dr. Mike Howell brings more than 20 years of experience to the practice. He holds a degree in Animal Science and a doctorate, with honors, in Veterinary Medicine. Prior to starting his veterinary career, Dr. Howell spent two years in bovine reproductive management at the Carnation Research Farm in the animal genetics division. After earning his doctorate, he began work as a mixed animal practitioner in the Skagit Valley. In 1998, Dr. Howell and Dr. Colton merged to form Evergreen Equine Veterinary Practice. Dr. Howell’s specialty interests include mare and stallion reproductive management and equine dentistry. He also continues to train with reproductive specialists and has worked in New Zealand as an equine reproductive specialist. Dr. Howell and his wife, Milray, a small animal veterinarian, spend time with their two kids traveling, skiing, and relaxing at home.