At Olympia Pet Emergency, our team of tightly-knit veterinarians are focused on the cutting-edge of comprehensive emergency care. With over 50 years of accrued experience exclusively in emergency veterinary medicine, our veterinarians are prepared to deliver rapid assessments, comprehensive diagnostics, medical interventions, intensive surgeries and much more.

When you receive care from one of our locally renowned and highly trusted veterinarians, you’re receiving care from a remarkable team that embraces your pet the way they do their own.

Blair Burggren, D.V.M.

Medical Director, Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Burggren has been with Olympia Pet Emergency since 2003. He graduated from the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. His special interests include emergency medicine and surgery, analgesia (pain management), fluid resuscitation, facilitating the relationship between clients, their pets, their regular veterinarians and the emergency team.

Dr. Burggren has three dogs: Bo, a Chihuahua mix, Mozart and Zoie, both Miniature Dachshunds as well as four cats (Tetone, Moritz, Spencer, and Corbin).

His hobbies include reading, organic gardening and making homemade kombucha. In his free time, he loves to spend time with family and good friends. He frequently hikes and enjoys the local attractions around Olympia and the rest of the great Pacific Northwest.

Paul Chauvin, D.V.M.

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Chauvin has been with Olympia Pet Emergency since 2012. He graduated from the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004 and then went on to complete a one-year rigorous internship in emergency/critical care and surgery at Dove Lewis Emergency Hospital in Portland, Oregon. Upon completion of his internship training in 2005, Dr. Chauvin has worked solely in emergency veterinary hospitals in the Seattle and South Sound areas. His special interests include soft tissue surgery/trauma repair, ultrasound, endoscopy and critical care. Dr. Chauvin worked for several years as a technician in emergency hospitals before and during his veterinary school training. He is also the 2-year recipient of the VECCS award for proficiency in emergency and critical care.

Dr. Chauvin currently resides in Lacey with his 2 dogs and 4 backyard chickens. When not helping people with their pet emergencies, he enjoys motorcycling, snowboarding and plays competitive hardball in a Seattle adult baseball league.

Dr. Chauvin is committed to providing excellence in emergency care, educating pet owners and training support staff at Olympia Pet Emergency.

Robin Reese, D.V.M.

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Reese has been working as a veterinarian for over 13 years. She has been in emergency medicine for over 8 years and is highly passionate about practicing the highest quality medicine she can for both her patients and their families. On her days off she greatly enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 children and her own pooch.