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Dr. Blair graduated from Washington State University in 1980 with his degree in Veterinary Medicine. He practiced for 2 years in Southern California and then returned home to Roseburg in 1982 to join his father and uncle in the family practice. Dr. Blair is active in the Roseburg Kiwanis and Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of Roseburg Christian Fellowship and enjoys working with his family ranching. Dr. Blair enjoys all water sports, tennis, and spending as much time as possible with his family. "Roseburg is a great community and a wonderful place to live".
Dr. Barry graduated from Oregon State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Barry and his wife Sara have a son named Cade and a daughter named McKinley. Sara is an elementary school teacher. The family enjoys the rural area, especially all of the outdoor activities. Dr. Barry loves the variety that a mixed animal practice provides every day.
Dr. Jill has always had a love for animals and an interest in medicine. She graduated from UC Davis with an emphasis in equine medicine. Baileys welcomed her into the family back in 2007 and we haven't had a dull moment since. She always loves coming to work and keeps the clients and staff on their toes with her quick wit and positive personality.
She and her husband Eric moved to Oregon along with their furry family members. They have 3 Basset Hounds (Squeaky, Pickles and Bogie), 1 cat (grey Goose) and 2 horses (Sugar and ChaCha). Dr. Jill is an avid equestrian and is active in the Umpqua Valley CT and Dressage Club.
Her favorite charity organizations are Oregon Basset Hound Rescue and Strawberry Mountain Mustangs.
Eric and Jill love living here in Oregon and enjoy hiking in the forest with their dogs, kayaking, swimming and gardening.
Dr. Paul wanted to be a veterinarian for as long as he can remember. He grew up bringing his animals to Baileys and started working here in high school as a member of our kennel crew staff.
He graduated from Oregon State School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008 and practiced medicine in Wasilla, Alaska for nearly 5 years before returning home to Bailey Veterinary Clinic in 2012.
Within the clinic, Dr.Paul enjoys getting to know his patients with compassion and patience. His special interests include soft tissue surgery, orthopedics, general medicine, and sheep and goat medicine.
Dr. Paul says ,” I enjoy my family time with my wife and 3 children , including our new arrival of twins in January of 2014”. His fur family consists of 2 dogs and 2 cats.
Away from the clinic, his interests include outdoor activities and raising sheep.
We were more than ecstatic to welcome Dr. Kyle into the Bailey family in May of 2013. He graduated from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. During the five years prior to Bailey's, he worked as a mixed animal practitioner in Hermiston, Or. Dr. Kyle's wife, Charlene, has been a teacher for the last six years.
In May of 2014, Kyle and his wife were blessed with their beautiful baby boy, Rio. They also have an Australian Shepard mix named Wiley who goes everywhere with them. In their spare time they enjoy hunting, fishing, white water rafting, and any other outdoor activity.
MIKE S. MARTIN, DVM
Dr. Mike has officially retired from Bailey Veterinary Clinic, but don't worry, he will still be doing some relief work for us.
Dr. Mike grew up in Bakersfield, California working in the agriculture/livestock industry. He attended UC Santa Cruz, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and received his degree in Veterinary Medicine from UC Davis. His grown children live in Stockton, California and Glenwood Springs, Colorado with his three grandchildren. His most developed skill is that of providing unmerited grace in his role as grandpa "Bopo". Mike and his wife, Judy, still thank you for choosing Bailey's for your veterinary needs.
ERIN BARTH, DVM
Dr.Erin joined the Bailey family in July of 2014 after graduating from Oregon State College of Veterinary Medicine.
Her favorite area within the clinic is surgery but she
excels in everything that she does. She is a great
people person” and has excellent communication skills.
She is married with two animal children (a Staffordshire
mix-Stella and a cat- Gobbles). Growing up on a family
ranch in eastern Oregon, Dr. Erin is no stranger to the
great outdoors and in her spare time she enjoys hiking
and riding horses. She can also be found reading a good
book or catching a movie.
CHELSEA began her Bailey career in December of 2012 where she started as a receptionist . With a stellar smile and a positive attitude, she quickly worked her way up to become our new Practice Manager.
Chelsea reports, “ I started at Baileys because it looked like a great place with great atmosphere and seemed like the perfect place to work while I finished my college degree. Now I’m hooked for life!”
Chelsea is a senior at Eastern Oregon University. We’d like to point out that Chelsea has been initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest collegiate honors society. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter.
Her favorite area within the clinic is obviously working with people but you can sometimes find her back in surgery , excited to see what new and interesting procedures might be going on.
Chelsea loves spending time with her husband and family. She has 2 dogs, Billups and Norton and 2 cats, Dakota and Hudson.
FAVORITE SAYING/QUOTE: Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming.
The technicians at Bailey Veterinary Clinic are here to help you and your pet during your visit to the clinic. Some of their duties include assisting the doctor by inviting you and your pet into the exam room, taking general information and getting a current weight and temperature.
They will be the ones assisting the doctors in the hospital by administering the medications, taking radiographs, performing any laboratory work needed and any other care requested by your veterinarian as well as giving general comfort during your pets' stay with us.
The surgery doctor will have a technician assisting them during surgery by administering and monitoring anesthesia during procedures and keeping you informed of your pets surgical recovery.
Our goal is to provide you and your pet with a professional and comfortable visit while you are with us.
Lead tech: ANDREA has been working at Bailey Veterinary Clinic since January of 2006. She started out as a kennel crew member, then room technician and is now a Certified Veterinary technician. She has always had a love for animals and science and knew that the veterinary field was the best career path for her. Although she loves every aspect of her job, Andrea’s two favorite tasks are dental cleaning and working in the lab.
In her spare time she enjoys gardening, drawing, riding her horses and training horses. She competes in barrel racing and reining, but also enjoys trail riding.
Her fur family consists of 2 horses (Indy & Cruiser), 2 miniature horses (Buzz & Woody), 3 cats ( Charlie, Roger and Scotty), and 1 dog (Sam).
“I have loved animals since I was a toddler and love that I get to take part in giving animals a better quality of life every day at my job”.
A great big congratulations is in order as , in August of 2014, Andrea married her best friend Kory!!!
FAVORITE SAYING/QUOTE: The righteous care for the needs of their animals. ~Proverbs 12:10a
With her self proclaimed “obnoxious sense of humor”, CANDY keeps
everyone around her smiling. Baileys was lucky to bring
her on board in 2003 and she’s been making us laugh ever since.
Candy’s favorite position within the clinic is the lab (although she has
exceptional skills in all areas of the clinic). Candy reports that from the young age of 5, she knew she would work with animals and obtain a career in the veterinary field. Her four legged family includes 2 dogs, 2 cats, 4 horses and several feral cats around the property.
In her spare time she enjoys reading, golfing , horseback riding and spending time with her husband and grandkids.
FAVORITE SAYING/QUOTE: Animals are like small children- They need a caring advocate’s voice.
RENEE started as a kennel crew member in 1998 before leaving
to go to school to become a veterinary technician, and returned to
Baileys in 2001.
She shares her home with 2 adorable felines, Tinkerbel & Nyx and
her boyfriend Tavis. With her mothering instincts, it makes sense
that Renee will often foster abandoned kittens whenever the need arises.
Outside of work, Renee enjoys spending time with her boyfriend,
who has been very supportive of all of the animals she brings home.
You can often find her at any event pertaining to sports. Her favorite
sports include women’s slow pitch softball, basketball and football.
Renee grew up around animals and always knew that whatever job
she had would be centered around them. She “really appreciates” her work family and has plans to stay in the veterinary field indefinitely.
SARA’s ridiculous love for animals stems from childhood and eventually brought her to Baileys back in 2005. She enjoys all aspects of the clinic but she is especially fond of blood work (lab). With her positive attitude and unceasing smile, it’s not surprising that Sara helps to brighten everyone’s day. She has 3 precious pooches (Oliver, Emma and Baxter), a trio of spoiled felines (Miles, Wuffy and Toodles) and a menagerie of chickens who’s names are as follows: Priya, Amy, Penny, Peepers, Nugget, Lego, Lizzie, Chickie and last, but not least, Bernadette.
Her spare time is spent reading, playing sports, hiking, spending timewith her family and a number of varied pursuits which include helping makethe Bailey’s Red Cross Blood drive possible and participating in the Relay for Life several times over the years.
But wait! ...Sara just added 2 new kittens to the family ,Kitty Kitten & Kwansi !
FAVORITE SAYING/QUOTE: We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
HEIDI joined the Bailey team in 2006. Her fur family consists of:
2 cats,4 dogs , 1 horse and 2 amazing children who she is very proud of.Heidi has graced Baileys with her ability to bring a sense of calm to everyone around her. She agrees that one of her best traits is handling cats. We totally agree and often refer to her as “The Cat Whisperer”. Horseback riding, Alzheimer walks, sports and camping are some of her passions outside of the work place and you can almost always find her at any event that includes auto racing.
KIRSTAN worked as kennel crew from 1991 until 1996 and then rejoined the clinic in 1998 as a technician. She can easily work any tech position that our veterinary team asks of her. She does it effortlessly and without hesitation or complaint. Her heart is as big as they come and she shows it in the way that she always puts pets first.
Kirstan chose the veterinary field because of her love for animals. Her pets include 2 boxers, 2 cats, 2 turtles, 3 frogs, 1 bunny and 2 horses. She also has 2 rowdy, yet wonderful boys, Blake and Daniel.
Outside of the clinic Kirstan volunteers at Huecrest Elementary School and enjoys scrap booking, watching her boys play sports and hanging out with her family(pets included).
DUSTINE joined Baileys in November of 2007. Excellent patient care is one of her passions and her goal is to treat each patient like they were one of her own. Proud to be a part of a caring staff with knowledgeable veterinarians, Dustine reports “ I’ve never held a position more rewarding than that of a veterinary technician.” Her work family is very important to her and she has plans to stay at Bailey's throughout her career.
Camping, fishing, yard work , shooting, trips to the coast and spending time with her grandchildren are a few of the things she enjoys doing when she is not at the clinic.
Dustine and her husband Mark are owned by their extremely spoiled dog,Ross, whom they rescued back in 2013.
FAVORITE SAYING/QUOTE: Laugh as much as you breathe and Love as much as possible.
Wanting to work with, and help animals, RONNIE knew that the veterinary field was the right choice for her. Joining Baileys in August of 2005, Ronnie brought with her a ton of energy!
She likes many different areas in the clinic, but has a strong passion for pets’ dental healthy and works hard to keep your pets mouths clean and healthy. It’s not unlikely that you will hear us refer to her as “The Tooth Fairy”.
Her fur kids include 2 dogs, Cudie and Tinkerbell, 2 cats Angel and Tiger and 2 sheep. Ronnie also has 2 fabulous girls who she enjoys spending time with. Camping, yard work and traveling are some of the fun things she likes to do in her free time.
FAVORITE SAYING/QUOTE: Life is too short not to be happy.
ANNA JUNE grew up with all kinds of animals including dogs, cats, horses and goats. At a very young age, her desire to help and “fix” animals became quite apparent when she would bring home stray animals and would also apply Vicks Vapor rub to her stuffed animals when they were sick.
Like many members of the Bailey family, Anna June started out as a member our kennel crew and worked into other areas within the clinic. Starting as kennel crew back in 1996, then reception, and then on to technician. In 2010, she took the national exam and became a Certified Veterinary Technician.
Client education , assisting in surgery and emergency work are some of her favorite areas within the clinic.
Organization and time management are a couple of her best traits and are essential in balancing all of her passions in and outside of the clinic. She not only works as one of our ER technicians, but is also the owner/operator of Roseburg Crematorium and Vice President of the Umpqua Valley Humane Society.
Family time includes spending time with her husband Blair, horseback riding, working cattle, cozy time with her cat Louie, and most of all, being a grandma to her little “Honey Bee”.
FAVORITE SAYING/QUOTE: The Best Things In Life Aren’t Things
With her exceptional phlebotomy skills, it has been established that
BRIANNE is the i.v. catheter “Queen”. Joining Bailey’s technician staff in
2004, she continues to inspire us with her exceptional work ethic, her
nurturing nature, and her great sense of humor.
In her spare time you can find Brianne at dog shows with her French Bulldogs and
Bostons , honing in on her photography skills, and doing a little hunting and fishing.
She enjoys spending time with her family which includes her 3 amazing children
and, of course, her beloved dogs.
Baileys welcomed ALEXIS to our technician staff in April of 2014.She has a great love of animals and their health and appreciates all pets as well as the people that come with them . Her favorite area within the clinic is patient care and it shows as she comforts each and every patient that comes through the door.
Her passions outside of the clinic include Hiking, camping, skiing, motorcycling , reading and crocheting. She also loves to cozy her 2 year
old cat Leonidas.
FAVORITE SAYING/QUOTE: You become responsible forever for the things you have tamed.
MELANIE began working here at Bailey’s in 2011, but has had a love of animals her whole life. She has 4 animals altogether who she loves as her children. Her time is spent horseback riding and giving lessons on horsemanship.
She and her husband Mark have been married for 10 years and they are both competitive in western, Eglish, dressage and gaming. They also enjoy trail riding. Melanie states, “ Animals are an unconditional love in our household and in our lives.We have always had joy loving them”.
We have a very knowledgeable staff of receptionists who know how to do more than just answer phones and write down your pets information. They are capable of answering questions about basic pet health, products, foods, medications and scheduling appointments. They also know about any specials or promotions the clinic may be offering. They have over 94 years of experience and their ultimate goal is to provide great customer service for you.
Lead Receptionist- Since 1981, VICKIE has blessed the Bailey’s staff with her positive attitude and caring nature. It’s been said that her smile is like a “ray of sunshine”. And we’re sure you’ll agree as she welcomes you and your pets.
Her favorite area within the clinic is customer service. She enjoys working with clients and all of the furry faces that come through our door.
Personal time includes camping, gardening, traveling, spending time with her grandkids and dog Dixie, and you can be sure that if there is a NASCAR race on, she’ll be watching and cheering!
FAVORITE SAYING/QUOTE: Don't sweat the small stuff.
TANYA has worked with the doctors and staff here at Bailey Veterinary Clinic since 1982. She has 1 pet and spends her occasional spare moment reading.
Starting in December of 2006, KAREN quickly found her place within the Bailey family. “I was fortunate to have been drafted into the field by my friend Candy “, she jokes, when asked why she chose the veterinary field. But it is quite apparent in the way she welcomes you and your pets, that she has a soft spot for animals and a concern for their well being which makes her a perfect fit!
KIMMIE first began at Baileys in the spring of 2005 until fall of
2006 and rejoined our team in 2012. She has 5 cats and 1 dog
that she loves as her children.
When asked why she chose the veterinary field, Kimmie replied,
“ I didn’t choose it, it chose me”. Her positive attitude shows in the
way that she greets and assists clients every day.
With her extensive background in customer service and her
love of animals, Kimmie is the perfect fit for our reception team.
In her spare time, she enjoys making horse hair jewelry, paper
beading and reading. She is also the author of the "Big Book of
FAVORITE SAYING/QUOTE: Make it a great day!
Come into Baileys and you’ll always be greeted with a smile from this upbeat receptionist. AMY joined the team in July of 2013 and has been a happy, positive addition to the family.
Amy chose the veterinary field because she enjoys the constant interaction with both pets and clients and enjoys educating clients about their pets healthcare.
Her fur kids include 1 Scottish fold cat and her 3 dogs Spencer, Savanna and Shyanne.
Her favorite activities outside of the clinic include camping. Amy reports “ There are so many places to visit here in Oregon like all of the waterfalls in the Umpqua National Forest.”
KRISTEN wanted a career that allowed her to help animals and people so naturally, the veterinary field was a perfect choice. She began her journey as a veterinary technician and is now more than happy to join the reception staff to help educate owners on their pets health needs and spend time with the animals as well.
Away from the clinic, Kristen enjoys hunting, fishing and reading. She is also involved with “Chase Away K9 Cancer”, a division of The National Canine Cancer Foundation.
Her home is filled with love from her Chocolate Lab ( Remington), her orange tabby (Gauge) and her beta fish (Mudpuddle).
FAVORITE SAYING/QUOTE: Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
In April of 2014, we added another member to the Bailey family. With a smile on her face and positive attitude, HOLLY has been a joy to have around. Her strong customer service skills and caring nature come naturally as Holly has always enjoyed client care and has had a love of animals since she can remember.
Some of her favorite things to do outside of the clinic are: fishing (fly fishing), hunting, camping , watching movies and being a great mom to her dachshund.
FAVORITE SAYING/QUOTE: Smiles are contagious….spread them around :)
Since August of 2014, this receptionist has brightened our days with her cheery smile and kind nature. When asked why she chose the veterinary field CHELSEA reports,
" I have always loved animals and this was one of the best ways to get close to them". She has two dogs (Sassy and Rylee) and a ferret (JoJo) of her own. Chelsea enjoys spending time with family and sewing and crafts are a couple of her other interests.
Her favorite area within the clinic, aside from customer service, is central treatment where she can catch a glimpse of all the amazing procedures that we do every day to help animals.
Patty has returned to Bailey Veterinary Clinic after a 8 year hiatus to help make sure that your visits are as pleasant as possible and your pet's care is of the best quality.
Patty started here in 2011 (for her second time around). Her hobbies are reading, gardening, movies & boating.
Our kennel crew are the ones responsible for keeping the clinic clean and smelling good. They are our "cleaning engineers" in every area including cages, kennels, floors, walls, counters, equipment, laundry and outside maintenance. They care for your pets by feeding and walking them and when necessary, assist in holding them. Our kennel crew wears many hats and play a vital role behind the scenes.
Lead Kennel Crew - CANDY K joined our kennel crew staff in July of 2012 and is now our lead kennel assistant. Candy jokes and reports that her favorite area in the clinic is psychiatry and says that, aside from her love of animals, she chose the veterinary field because she was “ Tired of dealing with people outside in the mean world”.
She is no stranger to pet care and has a household full of 74 pets! Relax, they are not all indoor pets. Her pet family consists of 2 dogs, 5 cats, 2 minis, 15 sheep and 50 chickens.
Gardening, spinning, weaving, soap and cheese making, pottery and canning are just a few of the things she enjoys in her spare time.
ROCHELLE came to Baileys in February of 2011 and has been a wonderful asset to our kennel crew staff. You can rest assured that when your pet comes into the clinic, Rochelle will be there to comfort them and make sure that they feel safe and loved during their stay with us.
Aside from caring for her own pets, some of her time away from the clinic is spent dabbling in photography and taking nature walks.
Since June of 2003, HANNAH has been a wonderful member of the Bailey family.
Her goal is to always do her best and make customers proud and happy and she does exactly that as she hustles through the halls of the clinic sweeping, mopping, and keeping it clean. With a smile on her face, Hannah tells us that she enjoys working here because she loves how everybody works, not only as a team, but as a family.
Hannah has one dog, a Chihuahua named Harley . She enjoys basketball, golf, and bowling and has traveled several times over the years to compete in the Special Olympics.
In 2014, Hannah traveled to New Jersey for the Special Olympics and brought home the gold medal in women’s golf!
We welcomed KARLY to the Bailey family back in October of 2010. She works on our kennel crew and not only does she do a fantastic job, but she is constantly asking questions, watching procedures and soaking up as much information as possible in hopes that it will benefit her in her quest to become a veterinarian someday.
She is currently finishing up her undergrad and then wants to go to vet school.
When asked why she chose the veterinary field, Karly replied, “ I have always loved animals, people and science".
Her crazy critters include her dog Heidi and cat, Lily .
Her spare time is spent playing piano, tennis, and hanging out with friends.
Speaking of animals, Cintia has a full house of wonderful pets which includes: 2 horses, 2 cats, 3 dogs, 3 goats, 2 geese 1 turtle and too many chickens.
In her off time, Cintia enjoys gaming, trail riding, hunting, fishing and spending time with her family, friends and animals.
FAVORITE SAYING: Don’t ask for a lighter load but rather ask for a stronger back.
MICHELLE joined our kennel crew team in July of 2014. She has always had a love for animals, so working in the veterinary field makes perfect sense. She is particularly interested in surgery.
Her positivity is one of her best traits and she always looks to make the best of any situation.
She has a fur family of 2 pets which includes 1 black lab named Sheba and 1 cat, Shilo.
Outside of the clinic, Michelle enjoys four wheeling, riding,bonfires and going to the beach.
Purchase/Accounts Payable- Kind, caring, supportive, funny, amazing and fabulous are just a few of the words you'll hear if you ask someone to describe JULIE.
FAVORITE SAYING/QUOTE: To always pay it forward.
Accounts Receivable- ANN has been a part of the Bailey Vet family since 1991. . She has been an inspiration to many and always offers a sympathetic ear to anyone who needs to talk. We are truly fortunate to have her on board.