Veterinary Staff

Amber, CVT

Practice Manager

Amber was raised in Bend and graduated from Bend High School. Throughout school she was involved in 4-H where she raised sheep, and then while in FFA she raised pigs and sheep.  She also competed in equine endurance competitions with her National Showhorse.  In 1999 Amber began working at High Desert Veterinary and received on-the-job-training and in 2003 earned a Certified Veterinary Technician license.  Amber enjoys spending time with her family, her 6 dogs and outdoor sports and recreation.


Haley, CVT

Haley was raised in Bend and has always loved working with animals.  She attended Central Oregon Community College for 2 years with a focus on microbiology, anatomy and physiology.  In 2009 Haley began an online veterinary technician program through San Juan College and also started to receive hands-on training at High Desert Veterinary.  In 2012 Haley earned a Certified Veterinary Technician license.   She enjoys spending time with her family and 3 dogs.


CJ

CJ moved to Bend and joined the High Desert Veterinary team in 2011.  She has a special interest in wildlife and holds state and federal licenses to do wildlife rehabilitation.  Her patients are mammals and birds, with the majority being raptors.  As a young girl she always wanted to have a wild horse and she now has five, which roam free on range land in Eastern Oregon.


Brooke

Brooke was raised in Portland and moved to Bend at the end of 2017.  She is currently in an online veterinary technician program through Penn Foster.  While living in Arizona she found fourteen dogs abandoned in the backyard of an empty house.  Among them were a litter of chihuahua puppies, just days old.  She helped transport the dogs to a local shelter and couldn’t help but adopt one of the puppies.  She has always had a passion for helping animals and couldn’t be happier to be apart of the High Desert Veterinary Team.