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Sarah, CVT, Practice Manager

Sarah was raised on the beautiful Oregon coast. She has been working in small and large animal medicine for 17 years and became a certified veterinary technician eight years ago. During this time, Sarah pursued an interest in internal medicine where she had the opportunity to work with veterinary internal medicine specialists. Sarah also works with a veterinary radiologist running high risk anesthesia for MRI procedures. She has acquired special training in small animal nutrition and has assisted in running a veterinary diagnostic laboratory. Two dogs and two cats, a bearded dragon and a rabbit share a special place in her heart and home.  If Sarah isn't working, she will be enjoying the great outdoors next to a tent with a fishing pole in hand.

Sue, Receptionist  

Sue comes to us from New England, with seven years of veterinary experience.  Her experiences include being an animal handler and trainer for Universal Studios and Animal Planet.  She graduated with honors from "Tiger's Eye Production" in Florida caring for leopards, tigers, lions, primates, birds of prey, deer and snakes.  Sue has done volunteer work for the Florida Audubon Society and Oregon's Wildlife Images.  In her spare time, Sue enjoys riding her motorcycle, trips to the coast or beating her previous score in Angry Birds.  Sue's passion is providing professional and compassionate service for pets and humans that love them.

Sue is also a public notary, registered with the state of Oregon for over 11 years.  She is more than happy to assist you with any documents you might need notarized.

 Summer, Office Manager

Summer comes to Phoenix Animal Hospital with 17 years of veterinary experience and management responsibilities.  Her passion is saving Pit bulls, and has 2 herself, Gema and Mangus.  One day she hopes to open a Pit bull rescue, to find homes for those unwanted dogs.  Summer also has a dachshund and 3 cats.  She has 2 children and has been married for 27 years.

Brittney, Certified Veterinary Assistant

Brittney recently graduated from college as a Veterinary Assistant and has completed her course for radiology certification. After completing her externship with Phoenix Animal Hospital, she joined our team of caring professionals and is looking forward to continuing her career helping animals.  Her compassion has opened her heart and home to three animals who were in dire need of a loving family. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities like camping and fishing.

Betty, Kennel and Technician Assistant


 Betty was born in Indiana and raised in Ashland, Oregon.  She has worked with animals for over eight years and recently decided she would like to explore veterinary medicine.  Her time at Phoenix Animal Hospital, has convinced her that a career as a certified veterinary technician is in her near future.  From fishing, camping and bonfires, to quads and river rafting, the outdoor is her sanctuary.  Betty is owned by four dogs, one cat, a brood of chickens and an unknown number of fish.


Our resident cat who prefers to stay behind the scenes and be the unseen hero of our hospital.


Our greeter and reception assistant. Moe came to us as a rescue cat who needed a home. We agreed to foster him temporarily . . . that was a long time ago.


A new adoption for Phoenix Animal Hospital that came to us from Jackson County Animal Shelter.  Katniss was named during a naming contest we had for our clients.  Thanks to all who gave us some great ideas, and congratulations to Joe J. who won the contest.