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 a cat; Wilbert. She enjoys watching her boys play sports, camping and relaxing. Dr Barstow is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr Davis joined our team in April 2020. She and her husband Shane made the big move from Butte Montana to the Oregon Coast to raise their family. Dr Davis has 2 sons, a dog, Finn and an amazing cat, Martin. Dr Davis is a graduate of Washington State University. Dr Davis is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association.
Beth is the office manager and has been a member since September 2000. Beth enjoys spending time with her family and friends, riding her horses; Cruizer and Magnum, and playing with her dogs; Molly, Stormy and Gus. Beth is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association and Veterinary Hospital Manager 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 and many farm cats.
Melissa joined our team in January of 2020.
Elle joined our team in September of 2020
Dana joined our team in March 2021
Alex joined our team in March 2021
Melisa has been a staff member since May 2020. She has been a veterinary receptionist since 1996. Melisa moved to the coast to in 2016 with her husband Ross and their three children. She has two sons, Christopher and Anthony; both have graduated and are now college students. Her daughter Elizabeth is in 8th Grade. Melisa stays busy attending her kids school activities. She is their number one fan and loves being a Football, Wrestling and Band Mom. Melisa started as a volunteer firefighter in her hometown of Yoncalla/Drain at North Douglas County Fire & EMS in 2010. She still currently volunteers with the Fire Department as an EMT Basic working ambulance shifts on weekends when she can. Melisa enjoys going on adventures with her family exploring, hiking and riding quads. She currently lives in Lakeside with her family and their four German Shepherds; Max, Diesel, RubySue and Klaus.
Casey joined our team in September of 2020
Nicole joined our team in November 2020
Jenna has been working as Kennel tech/Veterinary assistant since 2017.
Amy joined our team in July 2017.
Jordyn joined our team in September of 2020.
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