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Practice Manager

Vicki started at Hillsboro Veterinary Clinic in early 2017, but is no stranger to the veterinary field. She has always been a big animal lover and was raised with a veterinarian in the family. Growing up, her family had a small zoo in their home – including dogs, cats, rabbits, fish, birds, snakes, frogs, tortoises, and a bearded dragon.brit

She began working at an animal hospital almost fifteen years ago, starting in the kennel. She loved the hands-on environment with all the pets and that’s where her deep love for black labs started. She has been in the veterinary field ever since – working her way up from kennel, reception, office manager, and now to practice manager. She also successfully ran her own pet sitting business for a few years out of state after graduating college.

When she is not working here, she can be found traveling or enjoying the outdoorsy Pacific Northwest lifestyle with her pup Cooper.


Technician AssistantAlyssa

Alyssa started at Hillsboro Veterinary Clinic in June of 2016 in hopes of getting experience working at a veterinary clinic. She has always had a love for animals and wants to be able to help them feel better however she can. She is seeking a career as a Veterinary Technician, and will be applying to the program at Portland Community College for next fall. She has experience raising dogs, guinea pigs, rats, and fish, and currently has two dogs and four guinea pigs–the newest of which she met and adopted while working at the clinic.


Technician AssistantHillsboro Veterinary Clinic

Morgan Morgan is new to our practice and to the Pacific Northwest! She moved from North Carolina but is originally from the Florida Keys. Morgan has envisioned herself working with animals for as long as she can remember; She started riding horses at the age of 8 and began training dogs at the age of 11, as an AKC Jr Handler.

Her dedication to caring for animals lead her to studying pre-vet at Clemson University, where she rode on two collegiate equestrian teams. She was also in the Animal Welfare Club, where she actively worked with other organizations, shutting down puppy mills and aiding in their adoptions.

Uncertain vet school was for her, she began working in shelter medicine as an assistant. It was at this time Morgan realized she was meant to be a Veterinary Technician. She graduated from an AVMA accredited program in 2015, obtaining an Associates Degree. She worked both emergency and internal medicine until she followed her heart out west! Her main interests are surgery, anesthesia, and dentistry. She hopes to specialize in veterinary anesthesia eventually.

She is married, has a four year old son, and two fur babies – a dog named Maui, and a cat named Silas.


Technician AssistantHillsboro Veterinary Clinic

Valerie Valerie is originally from Michigan, but has lived in Oregon since 2007 and has been working in veterinary medicine since 2009. She has a special affinity for felines since she started her veterinary career caring for cats and kittens in an animal shelter, but loves meeting new dog friends as well. She has since worked with several rescue organizations and loves to see shelter animals flourish with new forever families. She loves learning new things about medicine and is Fear Free certified.
When not working, she spends most of her time relaxing at home with her 4 cats and three-legged terrier mix.


Technician Assistant

Brittney Brittney has always had a passion for animals. Ever since she was little she knew she wanted to work with animals. She grew up in a house with both cats and dogs, which sparked her big interest in dogs. After growing up with a Newfoundland and a black Lab, she has always loved big dogs! She went to school to become a veterinary assistant and still loves learning more and expanding her knowledge about animals.

When she is not working, she is out adventuring Oregon and all its wonders, or at home playing with her dog-like cat, Miss Stache, who plays fetch!


BookkeeperDeb Hillsboro Vet

Deb has been working at the clinic for three years, though she has been a bookkeeper for nearly sixteen. She is a born and raised Portland Oregonian and is the President of Pro Books and Consulting Services LLC. Deb prefers working in the office, away from the sight of blood, even though she enjoys the comfort of her incredibly snuggly and loyal black lab, Luke. Jelly, pictured with Deb actually belongs to Dr. Melinda Surrency, but she fills the void in Deb’s heart when Luke is absent. Her favorite hobbies include taking walks on the beach, wine tasting, sitting out in the sunshine, and playing golf.


ReceptionistDeb Hillsboro Vet

Brandy has always loved animals, and has had many pets. She has had cats, dogs, reptiles, exotics, fish, and farm animals. She grew up around animals and always wanted to work in the veterinary field. When she was a freshman in high school she even job-shadowed a veterinarian to see what it was like. She and her fiance have a cat, Buddy, and a dog named Cody. They are a very outdoorsy couple with Cody and love the forest parks and roaming around outside. She is very excited to join our team and is eager to learn as much as she can. She loves meeting the furry friends everyone brings in!