Owner and Veterinarian
Dr. Burns-Oberlander was raised in a household filled with pets including birds, mice, snakes and hamsters. Science was always her passion in school and she decided in the 2nd grade that she was going to be a doctor. After graduating from high school in Maryland, she moved across the country to attend college at U.C. San Diego and graduated with a degree in Biology. She was accepted to the U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 1996. Dr. Burns returned to San Diego to complete and internship in small animal medicine and surgery in 1997. She worked as a veterinarian in Fresno and Monterey, California before moving to Eugene with her husband and daughters in 2004. After working for a practice in Santa Clara for six years, Dr. Burns decided to start her own mobile practice. She really enjoy she can spend with her clients and patients in their homes. It really is a great way to practice veterinary medicine. She and her husband, Jonathan, lover raising their girls in Eugene. They also enjoy traveling, hiking, camping, boating and beach combing.
Kelsie has been in the veterinary field since 2011 and joined our team in February 2020. She started as a receptionist, and trained her way to the back as an assistant. Kelsie shares her life with her chihuahua Bella, two cats names Monster and Alica, and her new little rescue chihuahua Little Guy. Her dream is to one day run a sanctuary for old and sick animals. When she’s not saving animals, she spends her free time on our beautiful Oregon coast hunting for agates.
Justine joined our team in May of 2019 as a Veterinary Assistant. She graduated Oregon State University with a double degree in Agricultural Science and Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences. Although she loved teaching the community about natural resources, animal husbandry is her passion.
Kate joined our team in July of 2019 as a Veterinary Assistant. She has 9 years of experience in the veterinary field. She is currently studying Anthropology with a focus on archaeology and cultural anthropology at the University of Oregon.