Ilea - Practice Manager

Ilea, Practice Manager

Ilea joined the HOVC team in November of 2016, with a long history of veterinary care and management. She has worked in general practices, zoo and exotic rescues, but longest termed in veterinary emergency medicine. Ilea truly enjoys providing care and comfort to all of her patients, you will often find her talking to an anxious pet instead of being in her office.

When not in the hospital, Ilea typically spends the day hiking with her family or working on home renovations. Ilea is an avid fan of the Portland Thorns FC, so if there is a home game that’s where she will be.

Allison, CVT

Allison, CVT

Allison joined the HOVC team in May 2016 to expand her knowledge of cardiac care. She is a Certified Veterinary Technician who graduated from Cal Poly Pomona in 2013 with a B.S. in Animal Health Science. She worked in general practice for two years before moving to Oregon in 2014 and taking a position alongside an Internal Medicine Specialist. Allison has always had a soft spot for animals in need, and will make every effort to share some TLC while providing the best medical treatment.

In her spare time, Allison enjoys crocheting, gardening, traveling, and hiking/camping with her husband. Allison also loves spending time with her two cats.

Piper, Veterinary Assistant

Piper has been in the veterinary field since 2016, following her graduation from University of Portland with a bachelor degree in biology. She has worked with exotic animals and has also participated in research regarding marine biology and habitat restoration. Piper has a truly caring nature, always taking the extra step to make all animals comfortable in stressful situations.

When Piper is not in the clinic, you can find her in a craft corner, chasing her bunny, or hiking in the gorge.