VCA East Mill Plain Animal Hospital

Kate Hooper, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Oregon State University


Dr. Kate Hooper received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Oregon State University in 2012, graduating with highest honors and receiving the Dr. E.E. Wedman award for most outstanding senior student.

Dr. Kate recently completed an intensive internship in emergency medicine and critical care at DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital in Portland, OR.

Dr. Kate’s interests include emergency and critical care, internal medicine, cardiology, and avian/exotic species. She volunteers with the Oregon Humane Society, Pro-Bone-O Veterinary Clinics, and is an executive board member of the Whole Dog Academy.

She is a native of Portland, Oregon and is very excited to be practicing in the Pacific NW, where she shares her home with three adorable cats and the world's best dog.


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, please call us immediately.

If it is after hours please call:

1. VCA Southeast Portland Animal Hospital at 503-255-8139

2. VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists at 503-656-3999

3. Columbia River Veterinary Specialists at 360-694-3007