Maple Leaf Veterinarians
Dr. Scott Schini received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Wisconsin. He practiced in Wisconsin and Chicago before moving to Seattle with his wife, Alice, and opening Maple Leaf Veterinary Care Center in its previous location in the neighborhood. They live with their rambunctious collies, Mickey and Skye, along with their cats, Ollie, Simon, and Calvin. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, traveling, gardening, and visiting the local dog parks.
Dr. Melissa Yanik completed her doctorate in veterinary medicine at Kansas State University in 2001 and has been practicing in the Seattle area since 2005. She lives with her husband, their Aussie mix Digby, and four high maintenance cats named Manny, Emmitt, Miles and Franklin (aka Frank the Tank). Dr. Yanik absolutely adores cats and dogs and feels so fortunate to have fulfilled her lifelong dream of becoming a veterinarian. She especially loves internal medicine and surgery. Her personal time is spent with friends and family enjoying the outdoors and traveling.
Dr. Bridget Drinon grew up in Alaska before attending Washington State University. After graduating in 2011 she moved to the west side with her husband and border collies Sydney and Indy. Dr. Drinon enjoys surgery, dentistry, and partnering with owners to provide the best care possible for their pets. In her free time she enjoys running, traveling, and competing in canine agility.
Dr. Deanna Androski attended veterinary school at the University of Missouri and has been practicing in the Seattle area since 1998. She resides in Bellevue with her two daughters, a challenging (but very loved) cattle dog mix named Rex Roo, 3 cats and a revolving array of foster animals. She likes getting out for “two-wheel meditation” on her Honda Shadow motorcycle, road trips with her girls, and trail walks with Rex. She is passionate about her career in veterinary medicine and enjoys providing straightforward, compassionate patient care and communication to pets and their families.
Hope started working at a California veterinary clinic at the age of 15. She worked at the same clinic while attending Canada College. She lives in Edmonds with her husband, son, two adorable dogs (Mays and Kona) and 3 crazy cats (Krukow, Kuiper and Koa). She enjoys hiking with Mays, traveling and watching her husband and son play baseball.
Alana is a Seattle native who was born and raised in the Ballard area. She is married her long time best friend, Angel. They share 7 beautiful children together. Her pet family includes a two sweet dogs (Bella and Willow). In her spare time she enjoys exploring the outdoors and spending time with her family.
Nicole is one of our licensed veterinary technicians. She was born and raised in Seattle. Her pets include a wonderful Mastiff named Ranger and a brown tabby named Colonel Kitten Meow.
Deb has been devoted to animal services for over 10 years. She has 3 kitties named Djoser, Zuzu, and Mojo Sam. She is an avid landscaper, motorcyclist, and mahjong gamer.
Tessa is one of our licensed veterinary technicians. She was born and raised in Bothell and grew up with dogs, cats and an occasional rabbit. She currently resides there with her two sweet mutts, Sookie and Raylan.
Hannah is one of our receptionists and a Seattle native. She is also a book illustrator and fish mommy to Pati, Wendy, Dude and Caviar and kitty mom to Hanzo and Zelda.
Tina is one of our assistants and has lived in Washington her whole life. She grew up in Renton and attended the University of Washington. After graduation, she started working in the finance department of a research lab at UW. After 15 years she decided she wanted a career change and went to school to become a veterinary assistant. She did her externship here last spring and was hired as an employee in September! For fun, she enjoys traveling (she has a special interest in our National Parks), reading and playing board games. She lives in Shoreline with her husband, dog Winston, and cat Giles.