VCA Clackamas Animal Hospital

Clackamas Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Julie Kennedy, DVM

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Oregon State University
    Graduate School: Oregon State University

    Julie was born in Everett, Washington but has lived in Oregon most of her life and has been in Portland since 1995. She earned her Bachelor's Degree from Oregon State University in 1990 and her Veterinary ...
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  • Mary Reynolds, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Graduate School: Business Administration-Finance

    Mary was born and raised in Cassville, Wisconsin with nine siblings. Her undergraduate degree is in Business Administration-Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. She attended the University ...
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  • Lea Sheldahl, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Tufts University
    Graduate School: University of Oregon

    A native of Oregon, Dr. Sheldahl grew up in the Portland area and attended college at the University of Oregon, where she majored in biology. She then stayed in Eugene to pursue a Master’s degree ...
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.