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

Dr. Bruce Johnson, DVM

Bruce  Johnson

Dr. 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. Mariah Kimball, DVM

Mariah Kimball

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.

Dr. Elizabeth Killham

Elizabeth Killham

Dr. Elizabeth Killham graduated from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. Following 4 years working at a small animal hospital in North Carolina, she followed a life-long dream of moving to the Northwest in the summer of 2016. Her veterinary interests include soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, rehabilitative medicine, and preventative care, with extensive knowledge in the care of large and giant breed dogs. Currently her household includes her husband Mike, Kaipo (a Great Dane), Duckie the “labraduck”, Keona (a domestic shorthair), Dogwood (a ragdoll/mix who dresses up and joins her mom every day at work), and Cupcake the Corn snake. She and her husband spend their free time hiking, competing in adventure races, rock climbing, snowboarding, and any and all outdoor activities. 

Dr. Danielle Sanchez

Danielle Sanchez

Dr. Shelly Hill, DVM

Shelly  Hill

Dr. 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.

Randy
Lead Technician, Assistant Manager

Randy

Randy 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
Office Manager

Zeline

With 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

Katie 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
Technician

Jenny

Jenny 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.

Lorraine
Technician

Lorraine

Sage
Receptionist

Sage

Sage 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.

Abby “Pink Lady”

Abby “Pink Lady”

Abby 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 www.facebook.com/communitypethosp 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