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Dr. Kathleen Hanifen
Veterinarian and Owner
DVM – Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine – 2010
Dr. Hanifen took over ownership of Salem Park Veterinary Clinic from Dr. Lyle Scott in June 2010. Prior to joining the clinic, she was a client of Dr. Scott for 20 years.  Dr. Hanifen's interests include small animal medicine and surgery and equine medicine.  Dr. Hanifen is married to Rick Barry.  They have a son, Keegan, three dogs, six cats and two Morgan horses.
Phyllis Arthur
Bookkeeper and Veterinary Assistant
BS - University of Wisconsin - Retail Management
Phyllis joined Salem Park Veterinary Clinic in July 2011.  Prior to joining the clinic, she owned Words Lovely Words Gift Shoppe in Salem for nine years.  Phyllis has been married 33 years to her husband, Alan, and they have one daughter, Caitlin.  They currently have an Australian Shepherd/Border Collie mix named Lexi and a cat named Lucy.
Tami Yeager
Office Manager and Veterinary Assistant
BS - University of Wisconsin - Animal Science
Tami joined Salem Park Veterinary Clinic in November 2015.  Prior to joining the clinic, she worked in a family practice medical office in billing and office management.  She also managed a horse boarding stable.  She has three kids, one horse, three dogs, three cats, three goats, and a rabbit.

Emily Dalziel
Receptionist and Veterinary Assistant
BM - Western Oregon University - Contemporary Music
Emily joined Salem Park Veterinary Clinic in December 2017.  In addition to working at the clinic she teaches music lessions in the Salem area.  She has a dog, two rabbits, two guinea pigs, and a parakeet.
Meliah Couch
Veterinary Technician/Assistant
Carrington College - Certification for Veterinary Assisting
Meliah joined Salem Park Veterinary Clinic in January 2018.  Prior to joining the clinic, she worked as a Veterinary Assistant in the Oregon City/Clackamas area. She grew up with horses, but currently does not have any at this time. Meliah, her husband and two boys recently relocated to the Salem area.  She also has four dogs, a cat, and a ferret.  
In Memoriam
Wanda Stombaugh
Office Manager
Wanda joined Salem Park Veterinary Clinic in April 1992 and her contributions to the clinic cannot be overstated.  Many of our clients really enjoyed the personalized attention they got from her.  The clinic isn't the same without her and she is missed every day.
Buddy
Clinic Cat/Manager

Buddy joined Salem Park Veterinary Clinic in 2012. Prior to joining the clinic, he was living on the mean streets of Aumsville.  He was the official office manager and greeter, and took pride in his work. He stole our hearts, and the clinic is not the same without him.

Billy
Clinic Cat
Billy joined Salem Park Veterinary Clinic in 2016.  He is the official client greeter. His interests include food, treats, and snacks.
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Reception
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Exam Room One