Maple Leaf Veterinarians

DrSchiniBWDr. 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. Nicole Varallo is from New Jersey and moved to Seattle in 2016.  She graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University in 2016 and will be certified in traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture from the Chi Institute.  Dr. Varallo completed her B.A. in Psychology in 2009 from Colgate University, and her pre-medical training at Columbia University in 2012.  She and her partner, Anthony, live with their two dogs, Ralph and Ozzie.  They enjoy hiking, cooking, traveling, and lots of fetch!


annapic Dr. Anna Baines received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Wisconsin before moving to Seattle in 2016. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012 with a double major in Zoology and Psychology. In her spare time, she enjoys horseback riding, live music, traveling, hiking, and biking.






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 Mr. President.

Anna, one of our receptionists, grew up on nearby Whidbey Island with dogs, cats, pigs and horses. After taking a few years to live and work in Asia, she returned to her Pacific Northwest and animal loving roots as a team member at MLVCC. She loves soccer, surfing and reading when she’s not in the clinic.

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.