VCA Westmoreland Animal Hospital

Helen Kennedy, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, Oregon State University


Hello, I am Dr. Helen Kennedy. I received my Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine, with honors, from Oregon State University in 2008. I grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana, where I began volunteering at veterinary hospitals at the age of 12. I then ventured to the Northwest for college and received a B.S. in Biology from Portland State University. I worked as a veterinary assistant/technician for 10 years before relocating to Corvallis to study veterinary medicine.


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, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.