Dr. Nancy Groth

A native Oregonian with pioneer roots, Dr. Groth attended Dartmouth College for an undergrad degree in Art History, and then attended Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine graduating in 2000. She has worked at various practices throughout Oregon since graduation. Dr. Groth says she always knew she wanted to be a veterinarian “largely due to…

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Dr. Samantha Lough

Dr. Samantha Lough is originally from Southern California, where she obtained her undergraduate degree in Zoology at California State University Long Beach. She moved to Oregon to attend Oregon State University’s Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine where she obtained her DVM in 2021.  She is most passionate about forming connections with pets and their owners,…

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Dr. Anjana Mohanraj

Dr. Mohanraj joined BFPC in 2020 and always knew she wanted to be a veterinarian. She finished her veterinary degree in India at Madras Veterinary College, TANUAS in Chennai and then certified for practice in the United States at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. Dr. Mohanraj moved to Oregon “on a whim originally, but…

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Dr. Kiera Hanrahan

Dr. Hanrahan graduated from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2021. As an east coast native, she’s excited to explore Oregon. She is acupuncture certified by the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. She’s also passionate about behavior and feline medicine. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and spending time with her two…

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Dr. Cherise Hill

Dr. Cherise Hill grew up on a ranch in northern Nevada, which led her to her love of animals. She attended Portland State University for her undergraduate degree in Science, and then Oregon State University for her Veterinary degree. She has held a varied veterinary career, with her special interests including pain management- especially in…

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Dr. Tiffany Pow

Dr. Tiffany Pow was born and raised in Hong Kong, coming to the US in 2008 for college. She completed her undergrad at Washington State University, then went to the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2016. She is acupuncture certified by the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. “Growing…

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Dr. Karen Hemmerich

Dr. Karen Hemmerich is excited to be joining the team at Bethany Family Pet Clinic. A native from the Oregon Coast, she graduated in 2016 from Oregon State College of Veterinary Medicine. After briefly practicing in Boise, Idaho, she decided to return to her home state and has spent the last year practicing in the…

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Dr. Charlie

Dr. Charlie Rodriguez

Charlie graduated from Oregon State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018. He likes to spend his free time golfing, camping, snowboarding, and relaxing with family and friends.

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Dr. Kristin Velasco

Our Medical Director Dr Kristin Velasco, CVA, CTP, CVFP, CVCH has been with Bethany Family Pet Clinic since 2004. An Oregon native, she graduated from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. She completed a year-long internship in emergency medicine at Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital and worked in several local Oregon clinics before…

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Dr. Mark Norman

Dr. G. Mark Norman

Education: Iowa State University, USNA Hometown: Keokuk, Iowa Pets: Dogs: Tag, Pisa, Sandro, Edie Dr. Norman is a co-founder of Bethany Family Pet Clinic, originally from Keokuk, Iowa. Mark graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1980. After active service, Mark returned to attend Iowa State University receiving his DVM degree in 1996. Mark is a past president…

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