Meet your fabulous team members here.

  • Dr.
    Nancy Johnson
    Owner and Veterinarian

    Education: Michigan State University, DVM 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

    Education: B.S. in Animal Sciences, Oregon State University,  2013

    DVM from Oregon State University, 2017

    Hometown: Eugene, OR

    Favorite Part of the job: Restoring quality of life to animals in trouble, especially difficult cases. 

    Family members: My parents Greg and Wendy, my younger brother Chris, my two cats Franklin and Max, and my parent's dog Sage. 

    Hobbies: Zumba, horseback riding, art, hiking and piano. 

    Superhero name and power: The Great Catzini; cat training.

  • Dr.
    Melissa Berman

    Education: B.S. Northern Arizona University, DVM University of Tennesse College of Veterinary Medicine, 2019

    Hometown: Bullhead City, Arizona

    Favorite part of the job: I have a major soft spot for the misfits; tri-'pawds', deaf, blind etc. 

    Family: Mom, Carrie, Sister, Ruthie, Dad, Howard four uncles and an uncountable number of cousins. 

    Hobbies: Rock climbing, Netflix binging, open mic nights and refilling my coffee cup. 

    Superhero name and power: The Musical Polyglot - the ability to speak any language or play any instrument. 

  • Dana Bredeweg
    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 C
    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.

  • Tyler S
    Veterinary Assistant

    Education: Florida State University, Bachelors

    Hometown: Tallahassee, FL

    Favorite part of the job: Working with animals and fellow animal lovers. I love continuing education and learning things on the job. 

    Family: Saxon, my lab, Thera, my kitty and Catherine, my girlfriend.

    Hobbies: Hiking, fishing, beer tasting, photography and reading.

    Superhero name and power: Big T, Time Travel

  • Wendy S

    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.

  • Alleya H

    Education: B.S. in Exercise Science with a minor in Biology from Northwest Christian Univeristy

    Hometown: Gilchrist, Oregon

    Favorite part of the job: Holding puppies, cuddling with Gidget and meeting kind people. 

    Family: Romeo, my parent's aussie, my parents, sister and brother and my new cat Stitch. 

    Hobbies: Long bike rides, reading books, and listening to music in any language I don't understand. 

    Superhero name and power: Restora - the ability to wave my hands and fix machines and clean messes. 

  • Katie F
    Veterinary Technician

    Education: B.S. in Animal Biology, UC Davis

    M+SAC A.S. Registered Veterinary Technician 

    Hometown: Temecula, Ca

    Favorite part of the job: The science. I enjoy learning the disease process, especially endocrine disorders. I alos enjoy being able to use that knowledge to educate pet parents. 

    Family: Parents, Tom and Debbie, brother Chris, fur brother Guinness, fur nephew Victor.

    Hobbies: Wine tasting, baking and concerts.

  • Steve H
    Veterinary Technician

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  • Emily A
    Veterinary Assistant

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  • Loryn L
    Veterinary Assistant & Receptionist

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  • Warren M

    Education: 20+ years of customer service, Certified Herbal Training

    Hometown: Bishop, CA

    Favorite part of the job: Animals getting the care and attention they need. 

    Family: Tony, my partner and Rex, my yorkie. 

    Hobbies: Making herbal teas and goods, cooking, art and playing video games. 

    Superhero name and power: Wonder Warren - with the power to overthink! LOL

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