About Us

APPOINTMENT

Compassionate veterinary care since 1973.

Valley Veterinary Clinic was established in 1973 as a two doctor mixed animal veterinary hospital with the guiding principle to provide families with the very best in veterinary resources for all of their animals, large or small. For the past 40 years, Valley Veterinary Clinic has remained at the forefront of the veterinary community by providing highly skilled doctors with the latest medical equipment, offering a wide array of business hours and emergency after hours, and continuing to provide clients with affordable, quality, veterinary care. We believe that all clients should have dependable and affordable access to veterinary care for their animals.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Dustin Galbraith

Dr. Galbraith's Bio
Dr. Galbraith received his degree from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine. His primary interests include mixed animal medicine with an emphasis on horses and small ruminants including camelids. He believes that all animals, even production animals, are part of a family and deserve the same quality and compassionate care. In his spare time, Dustin enjoys hanging out with his three daughters, Abby, Ayla, and Amber, and his wife Michelle. You will often find him camping, working on his jeep, or roping with his horse Raider.

Dr. Michelle Galbraith

Dr. Galbraith's Bio
Dr. Michelle graduated from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine where she met her husband Dustin. Her primary interests include small animal medicine and soft tissue surgery as well as client communication and human resources. Michelle believes that is not only important to treat patients, but also to provide knowledge, advice, and peace of mind to our clients. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys spending out with her three daughters, Abby, Ayla and Amber, and husband, Dustin, through outings to the pool, park, and zoo. She also enjoys practicing piano, photography, and riding her horse Dotty.

Dr. Gretchen Glose

Dr. Glose's Bio
Dr. Gretchen Glose graduated from Wisconsin State University and started working for Valley Veterinary Clinic in 2013. Her primary interests include mixed animal medicine with an emphasis on cows and herd management. In her spare time, Gretchen enjoys hiking, biking, and hanging out with her husband, Josiah, and dog, Ein.

Dr. Sally McNair

Dr. McNair's Bio
Dr. McNair graduated from the University of Pennsylvania College of Veterinary Medicine. With over 30 years of practicing at Valley, Dr. McNair has developed a healthy interest in small animal soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. Sally believes that quality veterinary care should be easily accessible and affordable to clients. In her spare time, Dr. McNair enjoys driving with her Tennessee Walkers, and going on car tours with her husband, Kelley.

Dr. Ann Freeman

Dr. Freeman's Bio
Dr. Ann, who is originally from Connecticut, graduated from Iowa State University in 2019. Her primary interests include emergency medicine and equine internal medicine. In her spare time, Ann enjoys running and riding horses.

Dr. Lynn Taylor

Dr. Taylor's Bio
Dr. Taylor graduated from Texas A & M College of Veterinary Medicine. She has been practicing in the Northwest for over 30 years, and she has been a member of the Valley Vet Team for over 25 years. Her primary interests include small animal medicine and cytology. She believes in providing the best quality of care to all of her numerous patients and families. Outside of work, Dr. Taylor enjoys all things, French. She is married to a Veterinarian who now teaches at the Rainier High School.

Dr. Brendan Doiron

Dr. Doiron's Bio
Dr. Brendan who is originally from southern California graduated from Oregon State University in 2019. His primary interests include exotics and small mammals as well as the endless variety that veterinary medicine has to offer. In his spare time, Brendan enjoys hanging out with his pets and exploring the Pacific Northwest.

Certified Veterinary Technicians:

Marie

Marie's Bio
Marie started working for Valley in 1992 as part-time help in the kennels. Through her training here, in 2003, she became a certified veterinary technician. Outside of work, Marie enjoys spending time with her husband and taking trips to the coast.

Tango

Tango's Bio
Tango graduated from Portland State University with a degree in Sociology and Philosophy. She came to work for Valley in 1995 and received her Veterinary Technicians License in 1999. She particularly enjoys working with clients and their animals. Outside of work, Tango enjoys camping, walking her dogs, and cuddling with her cats.

Kelly

Kelly's Bio
Kelly started working for Valley Veterinary Clinic in 2017 while finishing her degree at PCC in the veterinary technician program. Kelly enjoys large animal medicine, particularly horses, owning a few herself. In her spare time, Kelly gives riding lessons and enjoys spending time with her husband, horses, and dogs.

Technical Assistants:

Cindy

Cindy's Bio
Cindy grew up in Clatskanie and now lives in Rainier Oregon. She graduated from LCC for veterinary assisting in 2009. Cindy enjoys the challenge of a fast-paced clinic and particularly enjoys caring for hospitalized patients. Outside of work, Cindy enjoys taking her dog, Leroy, on new adventures, going to movies, traveling, spending time with family, and relaxing at home during her downtime.

Brenda

Brenda's Bio
Brenda joined the VVC team as an assistant in 2007. She enjoys helping all animals especially cats. If you have had your animal groomed here, chances are likely Brenda has accomplished that job providing excellent care for your patient. In her spare time, Brenda enjoys volunteering through the Vernonia Lions Club and cuddling with her cats, dogs, and horses at home.

Shania

Shania's Bio
Shania joined VVC as an assistant in May of 2017. While working here, Shania enjoys all aspects of her job, although her favorite thing is helping the doctors when they need assistance. In her free time, Shania enjoys going on adventures, taking random drives, horseback riding; and in the summertime, showing cattle.

Eimile

Eimile's Bio
Eimile joined Valley Veterinary Clinic in 2018 as a kennel attendant. Eimile’s favorite thing about working at Valley is meeting all the new patients, especially large breed dogs. In her spare time, Eimile enjoys Olympic weightlifting and rugby.

Amanda

Amanda's Bio
Amanda joined Valley Veterinary Clinic in 2018 as a kennel attendant. Amanda’s favorite thing about working at Valley is helping animals and her fellow co-workers. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys horseback riding and hiking.

Kennel Assistants:

Jenni

Jenni's Bio
Jenni joined Valley Veterinary Clinic in 2019 as a kennel attendant. Jenni’s favorite thing about working at Valley is providing top quality care to all of our hospitalized patients. In her spare time, Jenni enjoys dog training, and spending time with her family and dogs.

Ashley

Ashley's Bio
Ashley joined Valley Veterinary Clinic in 2019 as a kennel attendant. Ashley favorite thing about working at Valley is interacting with the variety of patients we see on a daily basis. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys playing with her reptiles and learning about exotics.

Ryen

Ryen's Bio

Ryen joined Valley Veterinary Clinic in 2020. Ryen’s favorite thing about working at Valley is caring for all the animals to ensure they receive the top treatments needed to make them better. In his spare time, Ryen enjoys riding his motorcycle and elk hunting.

Client Care Representatives:

Jessica

Jessica's Bio
Jessica joined Valley in 2018 as a receptionist. You most likely will encounter her on the phone as one of our phone specialists. She appreciates seeing all the different types of animals that we treat here at Valley. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys doing all things craft related.

Shannon

Shannon's Bio
Shannon joined Valley in 2017 as a receptionist. She enjoys participating in the client-patient experience and has great advice helping clients choose products that will best help their pets. In her spare time, Shannon enjoys all activities outdoors including rafting, horseback riding, and tube sports with her family.

Loni

Loni's Bio
Loni joined Valley in 2019 as a receptionist. Loni’s favorite thing about working for Valley is seeing all the different animals that come in, especially puppies. In her spare time, Loni enjoys hanging out with her family and camping.

Tillie

Tillie's Bio
Tillie joined Valley Veterinary Clinic in 2019 as a receptionist. Tillie’s favorite thing about working at Valley is helping animals receive care in a timely manner. In her spare time, Tillie likes spending time with her animals, camping, hiking, and relaxing at home.

Valley Management:

Virginia

Virginia's Bio
Virginia has worked for Valley Veterinary Clinic since she was in high school. Through her time here, she has been involved with every aspect of the clinic. Currently, she primarily supports Valley through managing our client care team and facility paperwork. In her spare time, Virginia enjoys camping with her husband and spending time with her grandchildren.

Tara

Tara's Bio
Tara started working for Valley Veterinary Clinic as a licensed veterinary technician. After working for several years, she transitioned to bookkeeping and accounting management. Currently, Tara is our Practice Manager. In her spare time, Tara enjoys playing with her animals and grandson. Many people will meet her new puppy Archie, who is a frequent visitor at the clinic.

Roberta

Roberta's Bio
Roberta started working for Valley Veterinary Clinic as a certified veterinary technician. After several years of performing multiple tasks, Roberta (known to most as Bert), became our ordering connoisseur for the clinic. These days, you can rely of Bert to quickly stock, locate, and order any form of medication, equipment, or supply for any patient in need. In her spare time, Bert enjoys clam digging at the coast with her dog Margarita, and spending time with her three children and numerous grandchildren.

Cheryl

Cheryl's Bio
Cheryl joined the VVC team in 2016 after her husband retired from the US Navy and returned home. As our human resource manager, Cheryl performs a variety of tasks from receptionist to a resource for our team members. She loves helping our staff and clients and most of all our patients. She enjoys the diversity seen here at Valley. In her off time, she enjoys riding her horse, quad, camping and playing with her granddaughter.
Compassionate care for the pets you love!

ADDRESS

26072 Highway 30
Rainier, Oregon 97048
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HOURS

Monday: 8:00-5:30 pm
Tuesday: 8:00-5:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:00-5:30 pm
Thursday: 8:00-5:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 – 5:30 pm
Saturday: 9:00-4:00 pm (small animal only)

We offer emergency after-hours services to our existing clients until midnight.

CONTACT

Phone: 503-556-3084
Fax: 503-556-8635
Email: valleyveterinaryclinic@yahoo.com

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