VCA Rock Creek Animal Hospital

William G. Pemberton, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Colorado State University


Dr. Pemberton was born and raised in Colorado. He attended Colorado State University for both under graduate studies and veterinary school, graduating in 1978. After briefly practicing in California, Bill moved to Oregon in 1979. In January 1982, he and his current business partner, Dr. Dave Barno, purchased Rock Creek Animal Hospital. They have expanded the practice to include eight associates. In addition to internal medicine and surgery, Bill has a strong interest in veterinary ophthalmology.

Bill and his wife, Christine, have two sons, Blake and Derek. They share their five-acre property in Banks with three dogs and a cat. When not working, Bill enjoys golf, running and travel.


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.