...at Mountain Empire Veterinary Services...

12619 E. Sprague, Spokane Valley, WA 99216

We are open seven days a week: Monday-Friday 7:30am-6:00pm, Saturday 8:00am-6:00pm, and Sunday 11:00am-4:00pm

Phone: (509) 922-6197 | Email: juliasjungle@hotmail.com



Whiskers is a very sweet boy...he is very shy though. He needs a quiet home & someone who can help socialize him. He is frightened of dogs, but he loves other cats. He is only 4 months old. Help us find him a loving home that can help him overcome his fears!

PLEASE NOTE: All dogs and cats adopted through us will be spayed / neutered, up to date on their vaccinations and micro-chipped. Puppies will also be dewormed. Cats/Kittens will also be tested for leukemia.


In 1999, Dr. Julia Leese, DVM, opened Mountain Empire Veterinary Service in hopes of being able to help people and their pets receive a better experience in a like-home veterinary practice.

To help with this mission, Mountain Empire started a compassion fund that people may donate to and help those less fortunate to receive pet care.

In 2003, Dr. Leese expanded the clinic to include Boarding, Professional Grooming, Self-Service Dog Wash facilities and an Adoption Center. This expansion is Julia's Jungle.

Julia's Jungle provides a clean and safe environment for all animals that stay or just come to visit.


Dr. Leese created Julia's Jungle to help animals in jeopardy of euthanasia at the local shelters. Also, to help ensure that as many adoptable animals as possible are placed into permanent loving homes. Julia's Jungle has a strict no-kill policy, this means we will keep the animal until it is adopted.

Our adoption fee of just $75 helps to defray the cost of their care and vetting so we can continue saving more animals! All of out adoption animals are spayed/neutered, up-to-date on their vaccinations and are micro-chipped before they go to their new home. Also, dogs/puppies will be dewormed and cats/kittens will be tested for leukemia.

Wouldn't you consider opening up your heart and home to one of our adoption animals in need of a permanent home?

Please feel free to stop in and visit our animals anytime!


In our Self-Dog-Wash center, we have 6 dog wash stations. You do the washing without having to dirty up your own bathroom! We provide everything you need to make your dog clean as a whistle! Each station is set up with its own shampoo, conditioner, ear cleaner/cotton balls, brushes, towels, blow dryers and don't forget the apron for you! We even supply doggie cologne and complimentary doggie bandanas for the finishing touch. All you need to bring is your dog!

All breeds are welcome and there is no appointment necessary. The cost is only $10 per dog!


Have peace of mind when you leave your pets in our care. Our loving, dedicated staff gives plenty of TLC to all pets while they are in our facility. With our spacious, climate controlled Cat Condos and Dog Runs and Kennels, your pet will feel right at home.

All dogs are given daily play-time in a supervised fenced area and all cats have windows to see the world. We provide the food (IAMS) and bedding or you are welcome to bring along your own. We will gladly give your dog or cat any required medications or supplements for no extra charge.

** PLEASE NOTE** To insure the health and safety of our other clients pets and our staff, ALL pets must be up to date on their vaccinations. We are happy to provide their vaccinations here, in our full-service Veterinary clinic, if needed.

Cat boarding: $12.00 a night

Dog boarding: $14.50 - $16.00 a night

Discounts are available for multiple pets staying together .


Our professional all breed groomers will happily transform your shaggy critter into a thing of beauty.

They are available Monday thru Saturday and WALK-INS are welcome if available! Please call (509) 922-6197 to set up an appointment. Drop them off in the morning then once your pet is ready to go, we'll give you a call.

** PLEASE NOTE** To insure the health and safety of our other clients pets and our staff, all pets must be up to date on their vaccinations. We are happy to provide their vaccinations here, in our full-service Veterinary clinic, if needed.



We are always in need of many things to help offset the costs of keeping our adoption center open. We are in need of cat scratching posts and kitty condos for our cats play room. Any towels, blankets, toys, dog or cat beds you can donate to keep our adoptable pets comfortable are greatly appreciated.

We have a compassion fund that was started to help the less fortunate animals receive pet care. All donations are greatly appreciated.