Dr. Daniel Haskins
Dr. Daniel Haskins
Dr. Daniel Haskins is a DVM & Chairman of Northwest Veterinary Group as well as the Secretary/Treasurer of MAVANA. He is originally from Rochester, WA and has resided in Stanwood, WA for the past 42 years. Dr. Haskins attended Centralia Community College and then transferred to Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine where he graduated in 1978.
He has been with Northwest Veterinary Group since graduation from veterinary school in 1978. While in active practice, Dr. Haskins’ primary interests were in the large animal area where he devoted his time to horses, alpacas, goats, and the occasional kangaroo. Currently, Dr. Haskins plays an active role in the corporate management of their three practices – Northwest Veterinary Clinic of Stanwood, Northwest Veterinary Clinic of Mount Vernon, and Advanced Care Animal Clinic in Smokey Point – employing 16 doctors and 42 support staff.
His memberships include the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Washington State Veterinary Medical Association (WSVMA), Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP), American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), Christian Veterinary Mission (CVM), Veterinary Management Group Eleven. Dr. Haskins endeavors to serve the community in a variety of ways through Christian Veterinary Mission trips to Kenya, Haiti, and Brazil. He has also participated in USAID’s Farmer-to-Farmer programs in Belarus and Ukraine. He previously served as a board member on the Washington State Veterinary Board of Governors from 2011-2016. Dr. Haskins is the president and founder of Boscovet Project, USA, a nonprofit organization devoted to helping smallholder farmers in Kenya improve the health of their livestock. The Boscovet Project provides support for clean water, early childhood education, microfinance program, Days for Girls, and agricultural training initiatives. He serves on the church council and is a member of the praise team at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Stanwood. He was selected as the Washington State Veterinarian of the Year in 2005 and recently was honored as the 2019 Distinguished Alumnus of Centralia College.
Dr. Haskins has experience working in a multilevel, multi-location mixed animal practice for the past 40 years. He brings a knowledge base that is useful in helping other practice owners navigate the complexity of practice management.
Dr. Haskins married his high school sweetheart, Linda, in 1973. They live on a small farm in Stanwood and have four grown children and ten grandchildren. He likes traveling, driving his 1960 Corvette roadster, woodworking, spending time with his grandchildren, and volunteering in church and community activities.
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