Our Practice

We are a full-service animal hospital providing comprehensive pet healthcare services in Athol, ID. Our veterinarians offer a wide variety of medical, surgical, and dental services. Our hospital has advanced equipment and technologies, including comprehensive in-house bloodwork, x-ray capabilities, surgical suite, dental suite, and a pharmacy. We are committed to providing quality care at every stage of your pet's life. From routine preventive care to early detection and treatment of a wide range of conditions and diseases, we have the expertise to provide the highest standard of care for your pet. We also serve clients in Athol, Bayview, Spirit Lake, Garwood, Hayden, Rathdrum, Blanchard, and Cocolalla.

  • Dr. Brittney Hunt


    Dr. Brittney Hunt was born and raised in northern Idaho. She attended the University of Idaho for her undergraduate degree in Animal Science and graduated from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018. Dr. Hunt worked in small animal general practice and spay/neuter clinics before joining Northwoods at the end of 2020. She is passionate about soft tissue surgery and veterinary dentistry.

    On her days off, she enjoys baking treats, watching movies, and playing video games with her husband, Billy, and their friends online. She, her husband, and their 6 pets (3 cats and 3 dogs) are very happy to call Spirit Lake their home!

  • Dr. Kendra Mudge


    Dr. Kendra Mudge is a native of Post Falls. She graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2019. After graduation, she worked for a year at a small animal practice in  Post Falls before joining Northwoods. Her interests are in veterinary acupuncture, feline medicine, and surgery. Outside of the hospital, she enjoys taking care of her two dogs, and four cats, reading, and spending time with family.

  • Dr. Mike


    Dr. Mike Mihlfried graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1991. After graduation, he worked in several mixed and small animal practice settings throughout the west. He moved with his family to Northern Idaho in 2006. That fall, he and his wife Maggie opened Northwoods Veterinary Hospital.

    Out of the office, Dr. Mihlfried enjoys all that North Idaho has to offer, especially hunting, fishing and gardening.