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Dr. Tom Van Meter


Dr. Van Meter is from Western Oklahoma. He got his DVM from KSU. He is married to his wife, Marcia, has 2 grown children, 3 dogs and 2 cats. He has owned Mt. Hood Pet Medical since June, 2009. He has be

en owner of multiple veterinary practices in Washington and Oregon and is one of the founders of the largest veterinary chains in the U.S. He is a national speaker on Practice Management and enjoys his church and woodworking.


Dr. Edward Richardson

DrEdwardRichardson.jpgDr. Richardson is from Oklahoma. He got his DVM from Oklahoma State University in 1981. He is married with 3 grown children and 3 grandchildren. He has been in Oregon for 1 year and Mt. Hood Pet Medical since June 2009. He was an owner of a small animal veterinary practice near Tulsa, Oklahoma for 18 years. He was previously an animal shelter veterinary volunteer for 12 years and did a pathology summer internship as an undergraduate. He enjoys birding, traveling, camping and reading.

Dr. Nicole Van Abel

vanAbel350x251.jpgDr. Nicole Van Abel obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and has recently moved to Oregon. She is certified in veterinary acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. Her professional interests include primary care, senior pet care, internal medicine, and surgery. She lives with her fiancé C.K. and her Akita mix named Keith Richards. In her free time she enjoys gardening, yoga, traveling, and exploring all the outdoor trails in this area. Dr. Van Abel is looking forward to getting to know the clients and pets of Mt. Hood Pet Medical!

 Dr. Jennifer Nelson

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Mt Hood Pet Medical
2066 NE Burnside Rd
Gresham, OR 97030
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