Our Veterinary Support Staff
Kim L., Practice Manager
Kim joined KVC in May 2014. She has BA in Anthropology from Central Washington University, but has found her true passion to be in the veterinary field. Since graduation in 2007, Kim has worked as a veterinary receptionist, assistant, and assistant manager. Although she loves animals, she feels the best part of working at a veterinary clinic is building relationships with clients. Kim enjoys seeing the look on clients’ faces when they pick up their beloved pet from the hospital and knowing that the pet is in better health. Kim lives with her husband Chris and their beautiful children Abigail and Peyton. They share their home with an Australian Cattle Dog mix named Chloe, a gray tabby named Ryo and a calico cat named Jewel. When not at work Kim enjoys spending quality time with her family, camping, hiking, and watching movies.
Rachel G., Pharmacy Lead
Rachel has been at Keizer Veterinary Clinic since May 2011. Before working for our team, she attended college at Oregon State University. She enjoys bringing comfort to sick or injured patients at our practice. Rachel grew up in a big family (she has a twin sister as well as two older sisters, a brother, two step brothers, and three step sisters). Now, she lives with her husband, Jake, and has a cat named Garrison. When she isn't at work, Rachel enjoys outdoor activities, hiking, and camping.
Rebecca A., Surgical Supervisor
Rebecca has been with KVC since July 2014. She enjoys hands-on learning and providing compassionate care to all of the wonderful pets that come through our doors. She earned her BS degree from OSU in Fish and Wildlife. Rebecca lives with her husband Larry, their three cats named Oasis, Tempest, and Paradise, a snake named Bellatrix, and three bearded dragons named Remington, Colt and Winchester. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, cooking, and being outdoors.
Celeste W., Surgery Technician
Celeste has been with KVC since May 2005. She enjoys coming to work everyday to make a difference in animals lives. Celeste loves to travel and has spent time in Italy and Thailand. She has two adorable cats, a tabby named Jaspurr and a Maine Coon name Senor Paco.
Rachel P., Veterinary Assistant
Rachel has been with KVC since June 2016. She recently graduated from Oregon State University with a BS in Animal Science and will be returning for Vet school in September. She enjoys spending her free time with her two dogs; a Border Collie mix named Crash and Lab/German Shep mix named Nero.
Yadira E. (Dani), Veterinary Assistant
Yadira joined our team in September of 2015. She has a BS in Animal Science from Oregon State University and has worked as an animal care taker in the past. Yadira enjoys working here because she loves the medical environment and knowing that we can help improve the health of companion animals. She enjoys working as a team and side by side with our doctors. Yadira is bilingual in Spanish and English and has a special interest in American Sign Language. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to the gym early in the morning, and trying new foods. She has two family pets; a chihuahua mix named Ruffus and a cat named Smokey.
Mandy J., Veterinary Assistant
Mandy has been with KVC since October of 2015. She has been working as a veterinary assistant since 2013 and is currently going to school at San Juan College to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. She enjoys helping educate clients about products and medications and addressing any questions they may have about their pets. She also loves meeting all the wonderful pet parents and their pets while making their visit as comfortable as possible. Mandy lives in Keizer with her husband Billy and their three chihuahuas Marty, Annie, and Gideon. She also recently took our clinic kitty Benny home to live with them. In her spare time she enjoys reading books, hiking, camping, fishing, crocheting and anything DIY. Her dogs are involved in everything she does.
Braili T., Veterinary Assistant
Ondrea (Drea) B., Lead Veterinary Receptionist
Ondrea has been with KVC since October 2016. She loves working here in the clinic because of the family-like atmosphere. Drea is a proud Oregon native and was raised on a lush 26 acre farm with plenty of livestock and critters to love and care for. Family is of the utmost importance to Drea. She enjoys thriving in the great outdoors with her husband, Darryl and her pit-iful dog, Grizz. They love spending their time together hunting, fishing, camping and exploring what Oregon has to offer.
Kayla J., Veterinary Receptionist
Kayla joined our team in December 2017. She has dreamed of working in the field of veterinary medicine since she was 4 years old. Kayla was raised on a small hobby farm with many different animals through out her life. She loves new adventures and meeting new people. She has a cow, nine goats, a miniature llama, a dog, and tow of her own cats that she loves spending time with. Outside of work, Kayla spends her time training her cow, spending time with friends, walking through forests, and going where life takes her.
Bailey T., Veterinary Receptionist
Bailey joined our team in April of 2018. Working in customer service since the age of sixteen, she feels that she'll be a great help to our wonderful clients and their furry companions. Bailey has had a passion for animals since a very young age, in fact she spends most of her time outside of work with her Rottweiler/Pit Bull mix puppy named Koda and her grumpy cat, Monte. Even though she proudly grew up in a tiny Oregon town, Bailey has a big city personality and dreams.
Loki, Clinic Cat
Loki joined our KVC family in December of 2017. He is a sweet little guy who is enjoying all the love and attention he receives at the clinic. Loki loves to play but is very much a cuddly kitty. He enjoys being at reception to greet everyone and purring on laps.