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Dr. Richard Veeman

Dr. Richard Veeman enjoys working on all species of animals.  His love of animals began at an early age from growing up on a dairy farm.  His father, Pete, and brother Rod still own the family dairy in St. Paul, Oregon.

Dr. Veeman received two bachelors degrees from Oregon State University.  One in Animal Science and one in Microbiology.  In 1995 he received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from both Oregon State University and Washington State University.  


Upon graduating, he went to work for two years at Yelm Veterinary Hospital in Yelm, WA.  He then returned to the Willamette Valley and went to work for Newberg Veterinary Hospital.  Both jobs offered extensive experience working on large and small animals.

In 1999 Dr. Veeman started Veterinary Services of Oregon, a primarily mobile practice based in his hometown of St. Paul, Oregon.  In the last 20+ years it has since grown to a successful five-doctor practice.  With over 27+ years of experience, Dr. Veeman is happy to help with any animals that you have.

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Dr. Ben Wustenberg

Dr. Ben Wustenberg grew up in the dairy community of Tillamook, Oregon, and has worked around dairies all of his life.  He joined Veterinary Services of Oregon in 2011 after graduating from Oregon State University with is Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine.

In 2016 he began expanding his focus to include bovine breeding and embryo transfer.  Although his work is primarily with dairies and cattle, Dr. Wustenberg enjoys working with all farm animals, large and small. 


While not working around animals, he can often be found on his small farm in Carlton, Oregon, where he enjoys spending time with his family, gardening, and woodworking. 

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Dr. Jacob Hammon

Dr. Jacob Hammon, an Illinois native, is a 2005 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine.  Since obtaining his doctorate he has been practicing large/mixed animal medicine in both Oregon and Washington.  His special interests lie in Production Medicine (dairy, beef, sheep and swine) and in the health and husbandry of small ruminants. 


In his free time, Dr. Hammon enjoys hiking along the Columbia Gorge and spending time in the Cascade Range.  He currently resides in central Yamhill County where he enjoys the mountain-view commutes and coming home to family and his 110-pound Pyrenees dog 'Elska'.


Dr. Zac Turner

Dr. Zac Turner is a 2018 graduate of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine.  After being exposed to veterinary care and animal health through his family's dairy in Georgia, he became dedicated to large animal medicine and production.

Dr. Turner completed advanced training in a Large Animal Rotating internship (University of Georgia), a residency in Herd Health and Reproduction (UC Davis Veterinary Hospital), and a master's degree in Veterinary Preventative Medicine (UC Davis).  He has advanced training and significant experience with the management and application of reproductive technologies including artificial insemination, laparoscopic artificial insemination (sheep), embryo transfer, and semen collection/freezing.

He is a board-certified specialist in Veterinary Preventative Medicine (DACVPM) and is equipped to provide expert consultation related to infectious disease outbreaks, preventative veterinary care, risk management, economic evaluation and nutritional needs assessments for livestock species (dairy, beef, sheep, goats, pigs, camelids, chickens).  

Outside of work Dr. Turner is an avid vinyl record collector and music appreciator.  He also enjoys fishing and exploring the Oregon wilderness.

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