Dr. Kathleen Hanifen
Veterinarian and Owner
DVM – Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine – 2010
Dr. Hanifen took over ownership of Salem Park Veterinary Clinic from Dr. Lyle Scott in June 2010. Prior to joining the clinic, she was a client of Dr. Scott for 20 years. Dr. Hanifen's interests include equine medicine and small animal medicine and surgery. Dr. Hanifen is married to Rick Barry. They have a son, Keegan, three dogs, six cats and three Morgan horses.
Bookkeeper and Veterinary Assistant
BS - University of Wisconsin - Retail Management
Phyllis joined Salem Park Veterinary Clinic in July 2011. Prior to joining the clinic, she owned Words Lovely Words Gift Shoppe in Salem for nine years. Phyllis has been married 27 years to her husband, Alan, and they have one daughter, Caitlin. They currently have an Australian Shepard/Border Collie mix named Lexi and a cat.
Office Manager and Veterinary Assistant
BS - University of Wisconsin - Animal Science
Tami joined Salem Park Veterinary Clinic in November 2015. Prior to joining the clinic, she worked in a family practice medical office in billing and office management. She also managed a horse boarding stable. She has three kids, two horses, two dogs, two cats, three goats, and a rabbit.
Receptionist and Veterinary Assistant
BM - Western Oregon University - Contemporary Music
Emily joined Salem Park Veterinary Clinic in December 2017. In addition to working at the clinic she teaches music lessions in the Salem area. She has a dog, two rabbits, one guinea pig, and a parakeet.
Carrington College - Certification for Veterinary Assisting
Meliah joined Salem Park Veterinary Clinic in January 2018. Prior to joining the clinic, she worked as a Veterinary Assistant in the Oregon City/Clackamas area. She has two boys and recently relocated to the Salem area. She also has four dogs, a cat, a ferret, and a horse.
Wanda joined Salem Park Veterinary Clinic in April 1992 and her contributions to the clinic cannot be overstated. Many of our clients really enjoyed the personalized attention they got from her. The clinic isn't the same without her and she is missed every day.
Buddy joined Salem Park Veterinary Clinic in 2012. Prior to joining the clinic, he was living on the mean streets of Aumsville. He is the official office manager and greeter.
Billy joined Salem Park Veterinary Clinic in 2016. He shares greeter duties with Buddy.
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