Veterinarian, Dr. Rhett Mortenson (aka Rhett the Vet) started Coombs Veterinary Hospital in the spring of 2008, after graduating from Massey University, New Zealand, in 2006. Shortly after returning from New Zealand he and his family settled in Parksville and after working in Port founded Coombs Veterinary Hospital.
His special interests include ultrasound, minimally invasive surgery, orthopedic surgery and internal medicine. He is married to his beautiful wife, Andrea, and lives in Coombs with their three children; Brooklynn, Kaylee and Jonah, along with their 4 dogs; Mac, Mater, Teddy, Mildred, and 3 cats; Tiki, Butterbean and Captain-Cooper.
As a veterinarian and practice owner spare time is scarce but when it is available Dr. Rhett enjoys biking and spending time with his family and of course learning everything he can.