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Veterinarians

  • Dr. Eugene Osburn

    Dr. Osburn is a graduate of Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, he moved with his family to Florence, Oregon where he worked as an associate veterinarian in Dr. Robert McKnight’s practice. Dr. Osburn decided to start his own practice in Reedsport in 1981. In 1999, the decision was made to open a practice in Florence to accommodate the many Florence clients.  Dr Osburn has never thought of being a veterinarian as a job, but as a lifestyle.  When he isn't taking care of his patients, he enjoys bass fishing, kayaking and gathering his wandering Black Angus herd.  Dr Osburn is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association.

  • Dr. Suzy Barstow

    Dr Barstow is a graduate of Kansas State University.  Following graduation, Dr Barstow moved to Florence with her husband Michael.  Dr Barstow has 2 children, Ian and Joel, a lab mix Skeeter; and 2 cats; Wilbert and Punk.  She enjoys watching her boys play sports, camping and relaxing.  Dr Barstow is a member of theAmerican Veterinary Medical Association and the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association.

  • Dr. Christina Talley

    Dr Talley is a Montana native and received her bachelor's degree in wildlife and molecular biology from Montana Tech in Butte, Montana.  She earned her veterinary degree at Colorado State University, where she specialized in both equine and bovine medicine and surgery.  Dr Talley spent 2 years practicing veterinary medicine in Elko, Nevada where her primary focus was equine medicine.  She has relocated to Reedsport with her menagerie of horses, sheep, dogs, cats, hermit crabs and guinea pigs.  She is a member of the American Association of Bovine PractitionersAmerican Association of Equine PractitionersAmerican Embryo Transfer AssociationAmerican Veterinary Medical Association andOregon Veterinary Medical Association.

Staff

  • Beth James, Manager

    Beth is the office manager and has been a member since September 2000.  Beth enjoys spending time with her family and friends, riding her horse and playing with her dogs, Katie, Grace and Molly.  Beth is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association and Veterinary Hospital Manager Association.

  • Kim McKinnis, Certified Veterinary Technician

    Kim has been a staff member since September of 2000.  She has more than 30 years experience as a veterinary technician and over 18 of those years have been at Osburn Veterinary Clinic as the Head Technician.  Kim has a great passion for animals and people, and a love of medicine, with special interests in preventative and nutritional medicine.  She enjoys cleaning pet's teeth and spending time assisting in surgery.  Kim received her CVT in 1998 by challenging the national and state veterinary technician boards.  At home Kim has a labrador retriever Maggie, a Tennessee Walker Regulator, two goats and 6 cats.

  • Allison Emerson, Certified Veterinary Technician

    Allison graduated from Portland Community College in June 2012 with her AAS in Veterinary Technology. While she enjoyed Portland, Allison realized that she preferred small-town life. She moved to Florence and joined the team in July 2012. Allison has 1 cat. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and traveling and sightseeing.


  • Crysta Saxton, Certified Veterinary Technician

    Crysta is a Certified Veterinary Technician who grew up here in Florence.  Crysta graduated from Siuslaw High School in 2013.  She then  moved to Denver, CO where she attended Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology and received her Associates of Applied Science degree in 2015.  After graduation, Crysta worked at an emergency veterinary hospital in Florida for 2 years.  Crysta  joined our team in October 2017.  Outside of work, Crysta enjoys spending time with her pets, hiking, painting and sculpting.

  • Jenny Brown, Veterinary Assistant

    Jenny moved to the Florence area in February 2018 to be closer to her father.  She has always had a love for animals since childhood.  She couldn't wait to watch PBS's Nature program.  In 2007, she chose a career dealing with animals.  She graduated in 2009 from a community college in San Diego as a Veterinary Technician.   Jenny is very happy to be here in beautiful Florence, Oregon and to work with such wonderful people at Osburn Veterinary Clinic.

  • Ruby Barth, Receptionist

    Ruby has been a receptionist and team member since June of 2006.  She enjoys helping and meeting the clients and their pets.  When not at work she enjoys spending time with her husband Frank.  She loves to spend time with her granddaughter.  When the weather permits (as she is a fair weather gal) she enjoys fishing, camping, hiking, biking, boating and gardening.  She also has a passion for growing flowers, bird watching and photography.


  • Donna Fleisher, Receptionist

    Donna joined the team as a receptionist in July of 2016.  Before that she worked in the motel industry and enjoyed stints as a sportswriter, published author, a freelance editor, and a weather observer in the U.S. Air Force.  Although she has lived most of her life on the Oregon Coast, she spent her childhood in central Pennsylvania, and to this day from time to time she still craves a good Philly cheese steak.

Reedsport Staff

  • Amy (Amanda) Vitek, Receptionist

    Amy joined our team in July 2017.

  • Summer LaDeau, Veterinary Assistant

    Summer joined our team in May of 2018

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Business Hours

Monday:

8:30 AM-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 AM-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 AM-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 AM-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 AM-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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  • "We are from a neighboring town and had an emergency with one of our dogs and saw Dr. Barstow. She handled our emergency with such care and professionalism that we now take all our dogs to her even though its 30 min drive."
    - Team T. / Reedsport, Or

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