Staff

Veterinarians

  • Dr. Eugene Osburn
    Veterinarian, Owner

    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
    Managing Veterinarian

    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.
    Heather Davis
    Associate Veterinarian

    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 James
    Manager

    Beth is the office manager and has been a member since September 2000.  She was awarded Veterinary Practice Manager of the Year in 2018 by the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association.  Beth enjoys spending time with her family and friends, riding her horses; Cruizer and Magnum, and playing with her dogs; Gus and Roxie.  Beth is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association and Veterinary Hospital Manager Association.

  • Kim McKinnis
    Lead 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 and many farm cats.

  • Kelsey Nightingale
    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Kelsey graduated from Sanford-Brown College’s veterinary technician program in late 2013 and has been working in small animal practice ever since. She moved to the area from Oregon City in 2021 and joined the Osburn Vet team as a CVT. Kelsey lives with her husband, three dogs, two cats, variety of reptiles and farm animals. In her spare time Kelsey enjoys hiking and spending time with her family and pets.

  • Melissa Auer
    Veterinary Assistant

    Melissa joined our team in January of 2020.

  • Dana Hoodenpyl
    Veterinary Assistant

    Dana joined our team in March 2021, left for a brief 6 weeks, then rejoined us in April 2022.

  • Alex Will
    Veterinary Assistant

    Alex joined our team in March 2021

  • Tessa Holdren
    Veterinary Assistant

    Tessa joined our team in Sept 2021

  • Jaclyn Parker
    Veterinary Assistant

    Jaclyn joined our team in March 2022

  • Riley McCarthy
    Veterinary Assistant

    Riley joined our team in March 2022

  • Jenna Lindeman
    Clinic Assistant

    Jenna has been working as Kennel tech/Veterinary assistant since 2017.

  • Tabitha Marshall
    Veterinary Assistant

    Tabitha joined our team in June 2022

  • Nicole Russell
    Receptionist

    Nicole joined our team in November 2020

Business Hours

Our Regular Schedule

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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