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Meet Our Veterinary Team

At La Pine Animal Hospital our team is dedicated to building relationships with our clients and patients and providing the best veterinary care possible.

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Carol #1


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    Carol joined La Pine Animal hospital in 1992, where she has been professionally grooming since 1975. She has been a well-known breeder of Airedales, Norwich Terries, and Lakeland Terriers. Over the years, Carol has raised many AKC champion bloodlines and currently breeds and raises Norwich Terriers. She says the breed either keeps her sane or drives her crazy, but she loves them regardless.

Kim #1


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    Kim started working at La Pine Animal Hospital in February 2003. She and her husband moved to Oregon in 1995 from Susanville, CA. She has a son (Matthew), two daughters (Jenna and Stephanie), two snorting pugs, a cantankerous pit bull, and two kitties. In her spare time, she likes to be involved in her children’s extracurricular activities, crafts, garden, and spend time on the water with her family. Kim loves having the ability to educate our clients and spend time with their pets.

Christina #1


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    Christina has lived in La Pine for 25 years, where she and her husband raised their three children. They now have 4 grandchildren. Her love for animals drew her to a career in the veterinary field. Christina rejoined the practice in June of 2021, with 17 years of experience.

    Outside of her family, Christina’s other passions include 4-H, which she has volunteered in various positions for the past 20 years, along with the Oregon High School Equestrian Team (OHSET) for the past 15 years. She has two cats, two dogs, horses, and goats. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and out on the trail and camping.

Mary #1


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Micaela #1


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    Micaela joined the team at La Pine Animal Hospital in May 2017. She has always loved animals and has known since she was very young that she wanted to work with them as a career.

    When she isn’t here at the clinic she is working in Bend as an LMT.

Sarah #1


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    Sarah has been with La Pine Animal Hospital since January 2019 and is one of our Certified Veterinary Technicians. Sarah graduated from Penn Foster College in May 2021, earning an associate of science degree, and passed her Oregon medical boards in August 2021, earning the title of CVT. She has worked in small & large animal medicine, but her heart has always been in the small animal industry.

    Sarah has 3 dogs named Duke, Buckley, and Finnegan, who are all Australian Cattle Dogs, along with her 4 cats Cooper, Scoop, Rue, and Stewart, and her herd of goats. Sarah has always aspired to work with animals since a young age, and she’s living out her dream every day. In her off time, you can find Sarah working with her goats and being outdoors with her dogs.

Rebekah #1


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    Rebekah joined La Pine Animal Hospital in August 2020. While this is her first time in the veterinary field, she has spent 7 years working with animals in other settings. She has many pets of her own including dogs, rabbits, chickens, reptiles, and a parrot. Rebekah is working toward growing her food on a sustainable homestead, and is in school to be a Certified Veterinary Technician!

Kristy #1


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    Kristy joined La Pine Animal Hospital in January 2021 and is one of our receptionists and veterinary assistants. Kristy has been working with animals since 2007, ranging from volunteering, rescue work, and shelter medicine. Although she doesn’t have any animals of her own currently, you can always find Kristy giving attention to all our patients here at the hospital and treating them as her own! In her off time, you can find Kristy enjoying the outdoors by fishing, camping, and exploring trails.

Josie #1


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    Josie joined La Pine Animal Hospital in April 2021 and is our hospital's kennel technician. Josie is an Oregon native who grew up in the Eastern area of Oregon and now resides in the beautiful town of La Pine.

    She enjoys exploring Oregon by going fly fishing and camping along with her Labrador named Blue. You can find Josie giving all our hospital patients love.

Jolene #1


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    Jolene has been a vet assistant for 20 years and a real estate agent for 5 years. Jolene has worked on all types of animals from cats and dogs to tigers and lemurs.

    She is originally from San Diego but moved to Bend from Eugene and currently has two dogs and one cat.

    Outside of work Jolene fills her days with real estate or spending time with her daughter.

Ashley #1


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    Ashley joined La Pine Animal Hospital in December 2021 and is one of our veterinary assistants! Ashley lived in Veneta, Oregon for 27 years where her love for horses started, and started competing in equestrian sports. She moved to Central Oregon in 2020 and then shortly after made
    the move into the veterinary industry. LPAH is Ashley’s first veterinary clinic experience and says it has been very rewarding for her. 

    Ashley is known to be the jokester in the clinic and tries to make the long workdays a little brighter for everyone. Ashley has three horses named Big, Cruiser, and Brody.

Katie #1


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    Katie joined La Pine Animal Hospital in March 2022 and is one of our customer service representatives. Katie is a Central Oregon native, is married, and has three children. She loves to explore the outdoors. 

    In her spare time, Katie likes to camp, go off-roading, garden, along with painting She has 4 dogs named Hondo, Memphis, Moose, and Murphy, along with one cat Named Arys, and a lot of chickens. In her spare time, she likes to foster pets privately and through Street Dog Hero.

Cris #1


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    Cris joined La Pine Animal Hospital in July 2022 and is one of our Certified Veterinary Technicians. Cris graduated from Portland Community College in 2020 earning her veterinary technician certificate and holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from University of Texas at El Paso. Cris’s passion for animal care started in her childhood and lead her to pursue her dream in the veterinary field.

    Outside of work, Cris enjoys riding her motorcycle, and exploring the outdoors by hiking, mountain biking or camping. Her current pets include a dwarf bunny named Mixtli, a turtle named Caguamo, and two Bordeaux dogs named Nikte and Canelo.

Tammy #1


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Karen #1


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Julian #1


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Heather #1


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We are accepting new patients to our La Pine vet clinic. Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of all pets in Central Oregon. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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