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 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 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 Practitioners, American Association of Equine Practitioners, American Embryo Transfer Association, American Veterinary Medical Association andOregon Veterinary Medical Association.
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 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 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 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.
Monica joined the team as a veterinary assistant in October on 2018
Kathleen joined the team as an assistant in November of 2018
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.
Adria joined the Osburn Veterinary team in February 2019. She has many years of customer service experience, though this is the first time she has worked in the veterinary field. We are happy to welcome her to the team.
Amy joined our team in July 2017.
Stephanie joined the team as an assistant in November of 2018.
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