Meet the Veterinarians & Expert Staff at Community Pet Hospital in Tigard OR

Dr. Bruce Johnson, DVM

Dr. Bruce JohnsonDr. Johnson’s desire to become a veterinarian began when he rescued his first dog at age 10. In the years since that first memorable experience, he has built a reputation for bringing quality care to our special friends. Dr. Johnson’s veterinary experience is extensive, including orthopedics, general surgery, advanced dental techniques, and dermatology. Eventually, Dr Johnson retired—twice—but could not stay away from veterinary care. His overall love of his profession is what brought Dr. Johnson to Community Pet Hospital.

Dr. Shelly Hill, DVM

Dr. Shelly HillDr. Shelly Hill graduated from UC Davis, California in 1995 and has been working in the Portland area for 17 years. She has been happily married for 30 years and has three children in graduate school. Dr. Hill enjoys horseback riding, reading murder mysteries, hiking, and puzzles of all makes.

Dr. Dr. Mariah Kimball, DVM

Dr. Kimball Graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2006, and is joining us after working the last 8 years in sunny Florida. Because Dr. Kimball missed basic things like Seasons, hiking and camping (or ANY outdoor activity that didn’t result in the potential for heat stroke or fire ant bites) she moved herself, fiancee(Ryan) and her 4 legged family(3 cats: Loki, Litmus, and Fozzie, and 2 dogs: Emmet and Waffles) to the Pacific Northwest.

Dr. Kimball’s area of interest is Dentistry, but has extensive knowledge in the areas of dermatology, and allergies, as well as Internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, and nutrition.

In her free time Dr. Kimball also enjoys Kayaking, baking, throwing ceramics, silver clay jewelry making, antiquing, and exploring Portland area.

Meagan, Certified Techinician

Meagan BurrusMeagan has been part of the Community Pet Hospital clinical team since 2013. In her free time she likes to hike, bike and camp.

Randy, Technician

Randy BenjaminRandy obtained her Veterinary Assistant certificate at Pima Medical Institute in 2005. She has been working as a technician for the last 10 years with all kinds of animals, starting out in San Diego California, Las Vegas Nevada, and now in the Portland area. She has 2 children and a 8 year old blue nose pit bull "Mackavelli".

Zeline, Receptionist

Zeline ReyesWith three beautiful children and a boxer named Myah, Zeline spends her spare time with her family, and friends exploring Oregon. A recent graduate for massage therapy, she is currently getting ready to attend school for her physical therapy degree. She loves all animals, especially cats and dogs.

Katie, Receptionist

Katie WarnerKatie moved to Portland over a year ago from her home in Oakland, CA. Katie enjoys going to music festivals, arts and crafts, camping, and hiking with her 9 year old lab/chow mix "Murphy".

Jenny, ???

JennyJenny is recent transplant from California she has worked as a tech for 4 years and reception for 2 years before that. She has a pride of 4 felines at home who are the loves of her life. She enjoys riding horses, hiking, and cooking on her days off.

Sage, ???

SageSage grew up in Portland and loves the city’s people and their pets. Although she went to school for Journalism and Middle Eastern studies, she always wanted to work with animals. She has volunteered and fostered dogs for local groups such as Hopes Haven and Fences for Fido and has a passion for rescue. Sage is married to an equally passionate animal lover and they stay busy with their baby girl, 2 dogs, and 2 cats.

Ryan, ???

RyanHi my name is Ryan, I learned at a very young age that I loved animals . Living on a farm with baby chickens horses and goats ...I even remember my granny painting one of my chickens toenails red ...I have been in the animal care profession for over 15 years, working and caring for all types of creatures from monkeys and giraffes all the way to rabbits and snakes. I am glad I can be a part of the caring and professional team here at the Community Pet Hospital.

Abby "Pink Lady"

AbbyAbby is a Yorkshire terrier and loves to welcome everyone to the hospital. Her official title is "Pink Lady," To bring clients, pets and staff a "Happy Day."

She is also available for your pet questions. Go to and "Ask Abby"

Very friendly and professional personnel. We love this place, and our dogs do too! —~ Amanda Vallejo

Thank you for a commitment to Jovs health. You (as a group) are a bright star in what could be a dark night.’ —Charles Avery

We come here with all our animals because of the quality of care we receive, and the great prices. Great staff. —Jennifer Ellwood

Staff was very friendly and helpful. Our first visit has been awesome. The vet was very helpful and took time to talk and explain everything. Thank you. —Elizabeth

Always friendly, kind, and informative. Thank you! —Vicky Kelly

Dr. Christensen is always very thorough and kind to my pets. We appreciate her very much. She is a wonderful asset to the clinic. —Becky Goldman

I have come to love the staff and the new owners. These people truly care and love animals. I ’m thankful to find these people I’ve had such bad experiences from the other clinics around the area with such high prices. —April Veneigh

Our family pet, Griffey, receives unsurpassed, compassionate care at Community Pet Hospital! Thank you, Community Pet Hospital, for always being there for us humans and those very important animal members of our family. I love you guys!! —Karen Smith

Thank you to both Dr. Johnson and his wife Bonnie. Your compassion helped so much in our time of need. I will recommend you to everyone as you are so good and really care. —Cheryl Stone

The doctor and technician were so kind and gentle with my scardy cat. Thanks. —Margaret Krauss

I would heartily recommend your Community Pet Clinic to anyone who is looking for an excellent veterinarian. —Michael Jordan

By far the best Vet experience I’ve ever had. Everybody was just wonderful. —Courtney Bertrand

Excellent! They were very loving and went out of their way to treat my dog! —Deanna Nebert

5 STARS!! Great service and excellent receptionist! Sarah and Christine is who I worked with today. —Leroy Banks