Meet Our Staff

Dr. Nancy Johnson, Owner

Dr Johnson DVM

  • Education: Michigan State University, CVM 1984  
  • Certified in Veterinary Acupuncture by the Chi Institute in 2013  
  • Hometown: Suburban Detroit, Michigan  
  • Favorite part of the job: Seeing happy families reunited with healthy pets after illness/trauma.   
  • Family: Daughter Dana, brother Rob, 5 horses, 5 chickens, 3 dogs and 7 cats.   
  • Hobbies: I spend my free time playing liberty games with horses, trail riding, Gaidhlig song, and reading. 
  • Superhero name and power:  Mana Mamma – I can convince sick animals to eat.   

Dr. Sarah Yamada, Veterinarian

Dr. Yamada is a graduate of Oregon State University. She joins us February 5th, 2018. We will be updating you with fun facts about her soon!

Dana, Practice Manager

Dana, Practice Manager

  • Education: University of Oregon,  Bachelors in Journalism and Communication 2016 
  • Hometown: Eugene, OR 
  • Favorite part of the job: Working with such an enthusiastic and dedicated team who is always looking for ways to improve. 
  • Family: Mom Nancy, partner Jose and our fur babies; Everest, Geri, Leslie & Ori.  
  • Hobbies: When I am not playing with animals, you can find me hiking, lifting weights, watching awful films on Netflix and touring Oregon breweries.  
  • Superhero name and power:  Musical Gal - I can make almost any situation into a musical! 

Debbie, Receptionist & Veterinary Assistant

Debbie, Receptionist & Veterinary Assistant

  • Education 14 years on the job. 
  • Hometown: Springfield, OR 
  • Favorite part of the job: Being able to help pets and their owners. I love my job. 
  • Family: My kitty, Pretty, daughter, Son in Law, Oscar and grandchildren, Corina, Abril and Andrew. They are the loves of my life.  
  • Hobbies: Working outside in the yard, going to the woods, spending time with my family and reading.  
  • Superhero name and power:  Cat Whisperer- I am great at calming spirited kitties.  

Summer, Veterinary Assistant & Receptionist

Summer, Veterinary Assistant & Receptionist

  • Education: Veterinary Assistant program at college. 
  • Hometown: Eugene, OR 
  • Favorite part of the job: It’s rewarding to show clients that we truly care about their pets.  
  • Family: Bugs, my English lop. 
  • Hobbies: Being out in nature, reading, arts & crafts.  
  • Superhero name and power:  Curly Whirly – capturing the bad guys with my curly hair.  

Megan, Veterinary Assistant & Receptionist

  • Education: LCC and Penn Foster 
  • Hometown: Eugene, OR 
  • Favorite part of the job: Running lab work, working in the pharmacy, given loves (pets) to dogs and cats. 
  • Family: Baxter, my pug and Genevieve, my Chihuahua. 
  • Hobbies: Cuddling on the couch with my pups and watching movies or playing video games, taking my pups on walks around the neighborhood.  
  • Superhero name and power:  “Unknown” –It’s a mystery.  

Tyler, Veterinary Assistant

  • Education: Florida State University, Bachelors 
  • Hometown: Tallahassee, FL 
  • Favorite part of the job: Clinic work and all the animal cuddles.  
  • Family: Saxon, my lab, Thera, my kitty and Catherine, my girlfriend. 
  • Hobbies: Hiking, fishing and reading.  
  • Superhero name and power:  The Doctor, Time Travel 

Molly, Technician

Molly, Technician

  • Education: CVT since 2005 
  • Hometown: West Seneca, NY 
  • Favorite part of the job: All aspects of care, especially having a patient very injured or sick walk out of the hospital happy and healthy.  
  • Family: Brian, my husband and all the beautiful furry and feathered friends here in Oregon.  
  • Hobbies: Bird watching, hiking and playing on the beach.  
  • Superhero name and power:  It’s classified. 

Wendy Sabin, Receptionist

Wendy Sabin, Receptionist

  • Education: Bachelor in Psychology from the University of Oregon  
    • Lifetime Oregon Nurseryman 
    • One year accounting at LCC 
  • Hometown: Eugene, Salem (I was born in Utah) 
  • Favorite part of the job: Meeting people are their pets. Pet antics, especially dogs that smile and cats whose meows sound like human words.  
  • Family: Minnie, my cat, Rob, my son, Rachel, my daughter and my grandchildren. 
  • Hobbies: Gardening, reading (especially award-winning fiction), and holiday decorating.  
  • Superhero name and power:  Queen of Halloween – the ability to fill every room in my home with awesome second-hand Halloween delights and sights. 

Katie, Receptionist

  • Education: Bachelors in Criminal Justice 
  • Hometown: Whitefish, MT 
  • Favorite part of the job: Pets leaving feeling better than when they came in. Clients leaving with hope.  
  • Family: Stephen, Jack, Jessa, Betty & Digit.  
  • Hobbies: Family, camping & writing.  
  • Superhero name and power: Super Stresser Girl – I can turn the most mundane event into a panic attack, which quickly deescalates to nothing once more.  

Cassidy, Receptionist

  • Education: BA in Journalism: Advertising and Cinema Studies 
  • Hometown: Portland OR 
  • Favorite part of the job: All the cute furry faces! 
  • Family: Partner Molly and maltipoo Alfie <3 
  • Hobbies: Karaoke and binge-watching bones.  
  • Superhero name and power: Megaphone- ability to sound like many voices at once.  

Matthew, Veterinary Assistant

Matthew, Veterinary Assistant

  • Education:
    • San Jacinto College, TX
    • University of Utah 
    • 14 years of tech work at Silver Creek Animal Clinic 
  • Hometown: Baltimore, MD 
    • Park City, UT for 20 years
  • Favorite part of the job: Phlebotomy, radiography and gentle restraint. 
  • Family: Wife Trey, Daughter Taylor, Dogs, Jack, Hannah, Marley & Layla; Cats, Kodak, Riddy & Briggs. 
  • Hobbies: Skiing, bikejoring, singing and playing guitar.  
  • Superhero name and power:  The Freeze – I can help animals feel calm during their exams and treatment. 

Jessica, Veterinary Assistant

Jessica Veterinary Assistant

  • Education: CPR Certified,  Quickbooks proficient and a trained pastry chef 
  • Hometown: Las Vegas, NV 
  • Favorite part of the job: Taking care of animals big & small. Making them feel better. 
  • Family: Husband, Cody, 2 daughters, Aubrey and Josilyn, my cat Merfin and shepherd, Blaze. 
  • Hobbies: Crafting with the girls, making treats & sweets. Hula hooping and spending time with my family. 
  • Superhero name and power: Jessicat!  – soothing and comforting cats.