Dr. Kelley was born in Lincoln Nebraska. He is a lifelong animal lover. His mother Twyla taught him how to care for all of the family pets over the years, helping several through illnesses. He credits her compassionate nature as a pediatric ICU nurse for his desire to engage in animal medicine.
After High School, Dr. Kelley followed the lead of his father John (Vietnam Veteran), and grandfather Everett (WWII Veteran), enlisting in the US Marines. He felt lucky to be stationed with 1st Radio Battalion in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. After 9/11, He deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom for a year. Upon being honorably discharged in 2003 he began pursuing a career in veterinary medicine.
Dr. Kelley is a board member of the Central Oregon Veterinary Medical Association and volunteers with organizations such as Bend Spay and neuter Project.
Around Bend, you might catch Dr. Kelley playing beach volleyball down at the Old Mill, competing in regional triathlons, riding Phil’s, or carving some backcountry lines.
Dr. Kelley sincerely enjoys meeting pet owners and helping them positively engage in their animal’s care.
Dr. Barton grew up near Las Vegas, Nevada. It was here he became interested in becoming a veterinarian while raising a puppy for Guide Dogs for the Blind while in high school. After graduating with a BS in Biology from UNLV, he received his DVM from Colorado State University in 1993. Once he graduated from veterinary school he moved to Southern Nevada where he practiced for 27 years.
He enjoys treatment of cancer patients, dentistry, and general surgery.
When he’s not at work he enjoys cycling, fly fishing or spending time with his family and their two dogs Peach and Finn.
Ines was born and raised in Germany and moved to the US in 2009. She is new to Bend and just started working as a Veterinary Assistant. Ines loves cuddling her two cats and spending time in the great outdoors surrounding our community.
Veterinary Assistant & Shift Lead
Andrea grew up in bend and has lived here for over 20 years. When she is not at work she enjoys home improvement projects, video games, cooking for friends and family or just relaxing at home with her 2 dogs Inara and Zuko and her SEVEN cats Bing Bing, Kong, Lita, Artemis, Cloud, Ashes and Beans. Andrea has always had a passion for animals usually spending more of her childhood watching animal planet rather than cartoons. She plans to continue her education and complete the Veterinary Technician program at COCC and later pursue a specialization once she has found her passion in the veterinary field.
Client Services Representative
I was born and raised in Farmington, CT, and moved to Bend with my wife in the summer of 2015. Being long time cat owners ourselves, the opportunity to bring my hospitality and reception skills to an institution like Alpine Veterinary was an amazing opportunity. In my free time I enjoy outings with my wife and son, games (both board and video!), and goofing around with our cats, Noctis and River.
Marissa was born and raised in San Diego and moved to Bend at the beginning of September and has been in love with it since. Since moving here she has a lot of new hobbies, rock climbing, mountain biking, and backpacking. She has always been an animal lover but had started to pursue the animal industry since moving here, she worked at the humane society as her last job and is now excited to learn about the medical side of things. She has 2 cats named Sasha and Jerry both adorable tabby cats that she will love forever.
Ashley was born and raised here in Bend. Her mom would tell you the only thing she wanted for Christmas was some kind of animal. She takes every opportunity to pet a dog anywhere she sees one. Throughout the years she has focused her goals around veterinary medicine. Ashley looks forward to meeting pets and their owners everyday with the opportunity to help them. Ashley has two rescued dogs, Stella and Dude, who both require her constant attention. Within the last few years she has found herself with three adopted guinea pigs, which have made a childhood dream come true. Working with animals everyday she continues to live that dream.