Our veterinary technicians use a soft, gentle touch and kind words to relax your pet while we care for them. We believe this type of compassionate care is the cornerstone for healing and feeling better. Whether it’s taking a radiograph, performing an ultrasound, providing nursing care, assisting in surgery, monitoring anesthesia to make sure your pet is safe, applying a splint or bandage, or running diagnostic tests in our lab, our technicians constantly strive to make each part of your pet’s visit stress free and comfortable.
|Katy has been with Fremont Veterinary Clinic since day one. In 2014, she celebrate her 40th anniversary at Fremont. Wow. Impressive. Katy spends most of her time caring for our patients; her specialty is running tests and looking at samples under the microscope. She loves surgery and dentistry too. When she finds a free moment here and there, she maintains our drugs and supplies, manages our staff and doctor schedule, maintains our medical equipment, and is our safety officer.|
|Judy joined the Fremont Family in 1988. She spends most of her days as our surgery and dentistry technician. She is one of the two original members in Oregon of the American Veterinary Dental Technician Society. She also really enjoys our hospital technician position so she can care for our sick patients and pets recovering from anesthesia.|
|Lindsay joined us during the summer of 2017 and is balancing full time school work with her part time position at Fremont. Since she graduated from the veterinary technician program, most of her time has been in emergency and critical care as well as cardiology. She is a tremendous asset and really knows how to help pets stay relaxed and comfortable during procedures. It’s really great to have someone with Lindsay’s experience on the staff during busy, stressful times when lots of patients need care.|
|Dan Dan joined us in 2001 and stays busy either in the role of our Appointment Technician or Hospital Technician. In 2007, he went to Texas to study sonography (ultrasound / echocardiogram). After completing the four sets of courses he obtained his certification of completion in advanced imaging in 2008. You’ll see him performing ultrasounds on our patients one to two times a week.|
|Faith joined the team at Fremont Veterinary Clinic in 2007 after she graduated from Apollo Veterinary Assistance program. She is eager to jump into any task that is presented to her and always eager to learn something new everyday. She works full time and is taking classes online to become a Certified Veterinary Technician. She resides with her dog ‘Beyla’ and her 5 cats.|
|Chelsey joined our clinic in 2018. She’s been in the veterinary profession for several years and is looking forward to learning more about assisting our doctors with surgery, dentistry and helping care for our hospitalized patients and running the lab.|
|Brian came on board at the end of December, 2016 and immediately hit the ground running. Brimming with manners and a friendly, cheerful, attitude, Brian is always ready to help. We’ve got him helping in lab, helping with Tech Appointments, and filling our Floater position, aptly titled because you float and go wherever help is needed. We really appreciate and enjoy Brian’s outlook on life: Smile and be of service to others.|
|Yun joined Fremont Veterinary clinic in 2018. She received her degree in veterinary medicine from Beijing, China and is going through the two year certification process to earn her license to practice small animal medicine in the United States. She has spent several years studying and helping in research at the Primate Center at OHSU and now is looking forward to learning more small animal medicine in our general practice setting. She’ll be working as an Advanced Skilled Veterinary Assistant during this time.|
Our Doctor Assistants have a wide range of responsibilities in the clinic and are vital members of our health care team. They work hand and hand with our doctors from the time your pet is escorted to an exam room until it’s time for you to say goodbye. They will obtain an accurate weight and temperature of your pet and gather information to relay to the doctor. They will prepare and administer vaccines and prepare any medications to go home. They also assist the doctors and technicians in handling pets that need treatment, blood draws, x-rays, or medications.
|Erin joined us in early 2014 and has been a wonderful addition to our clinic. We love how friendly and helpful she is, often going out of her way to make sure everyone is helped and cared for. She loves learning about what’s going on with you and your pets and being part of your pets medical team.|
|Michael has been with us since 2004 and his area of focus is helping the doctors with appointments, assisting with anesthesia monitoring, and helping hospitalized patients. He has the magical ability to appear exactly where and when you need him. Michael’s also pursuing his Associates degree at PCC.|
|Atalie came to us in 2016 with three years experience as a Doctor’s Assistant. She really enjoys interacting with clients and making sure they have all of their questions answered. She’s been a great fit for our clinic is focusing her training with our in-house lab.|
|Chad is another one of our veterinary students who’s doing some hands on work with clients and patients. Chad joined us in early 2018 and jumped in with both feet to learn our Doctor’s Assistant position. He returns to OSU College of Veterinary medicine later this year.|
Our warm, friendly Client Care Representatives have a twinkle in their eye and a smile on their face. They are the first person you hear when you call to make an appointment or ask a question and they are the last person you’ll see on your way out the door. If you have a special need or special request, please ask. We want your pets to feel safe and confident about about coming our way and we want you to have peace of mind.
|Nicole joined us in March 2012. She’s been in this profession since 2009 and loves all the action and excitement at the Front Desk. She has a huge smile and a twinkle in her eye and goes out of her way to help our clients and patients check-in and get comfortable. In 2014, she accepted the challenge to be the Team Lead for our Front Desk Team. Her passion and dedication to making Fremont Vet Clinic one of the best in town shows every day in her kind, thoughtful actions and words.|
|Paris started in April, 2014 and is quickly learning all of the responsibilities and medical knowledge needed to be a great Client Care Rep. She has a very thoughtful, kind approach and genuinely enjoys helping people and pets.|
|Heather started in the fall of 2015 and has both Doctor Assistant and Client Care Rep experience. She enjoys learning new things about patient care and client service every day. She is one of our pet whisperers; she just knows how to hold and talk to pets, especially when they’re stressed. Heather also really enjoys teaching our clients how to take the best care of their pets.|
|Carol re-joined us in August of 2018 after a two year sabbatical. She has over six years of experience as a Client Care Representative in the veterinary profession. She’s a natural with client service and helping pets get comfortable and checked in. Welcome back Carol!|
|Megan started with us in 2016 and is uber excited to be working in the veterinary profession. She plans to learn all she can about client service and patient care at Fremont and then she’ll be applying to the PCC Veterinary Technician program in 2-3 years. She’s previously worked at 3 Dogs Day Care and Boarding, one of our favorite, local doggie day care facilities. She loves dogs and cats, so don’t be surprised when you see her come around the counter to say hi.|
|Kathy continues to work for us on a part time basis so she can get her dog and cat fix in from time to time. Some folks would say working with pets is a calling. Kathy has some of the best customer service skills and absolutely loves to meet all of our patients and their human parents.|
|Shelby found herself at an interesting crossroads in 2017. She had recently graduated from college and was really enjoyed a career in the veterinary profession and then her housing situation changed. She had an opportunity to move to Portland to be with her best friend, so that’s exactly what she did. She joined us in late 2017 and has been fantastic. She’s very conscientious about helping our clients and patients feel welcome and she’s very inquisitive about our computers and electronic records. She’s going to be a big help when we go electronic records next year.|
|Pat has been with us since 1982 (she claims she was 3 when she started). While she spends a bit of time in our reception area, most of her time is spent updating our medical records and maintaining our books. She also helps with phones where there’s high phone volume.|
|Grant joined Fremont Vet in January, 2014 as our Hospital Administrator. Grant has over 22 years of veterinary management experience and spends most of his time helping develop our processes and protocols, taking care of our staff – HR, hiring, and overseeing our computers and website. He also facilitates our staff meetings and our new hire orientation and training.|
Our our Animal Care Assistants work tirelessly behind the scenes to keep our clinic beautiful, odor free, organized and fully stocked. They also help with patient care by holding patients for procedures.
|Lisa joined us this summer just as she was finishing her junior year in high school. She is a very accomplished student who is curious to learn more about the veterinary profession. She works behind the scenes to help make our clinic run smooth like clockwork.|
|Freya joined our team in the summer of 2017 and immediately started learning both the ACA and the Doctor’s Assistant position. She comes to us with animal handling experience and really enjoys interacting with our canine and feline patients. Her hard work and careful attention to detail really make Fremont beautiful.|