Our mission

Rogue Equine & Companion Animal Clinic offers compassionate, personalized veterinary medical care in Southern Oregon and Northern California. We are dedicated to improving the lives of horses, companion animals and their owners by providing exceptional client service and offering owners and equine professionals ongoing education on cutting edge healthcare issues.

Our veterinarians at Rogue Equine & Companion Animal Clinic  collectively represent over 60 years of clinical experience in equine medicine and surgery. This experience combined with a caring, well trained staff enable us to provide exceptional client service and care in our 6000 square foot hospital. See more about our facility below.

Our Vision

We improve the lives of our equine & companion animal patients and their owners by providing individualized, expert, and compassionate care. We take the time to listen and customize our services to meet the individual needs of both our patients and their owners. We keep abreast of new developments in the equine medical field, updating technology as well as pursuing advanced certifications in such innovative treatment modalities as chiropractic and acupuncture. We offer a well equipped facility in the Southern Oregon and Northern California area, offering surgical and advanced reproduction services. We lead the way for owners and equine professionals by offering cutting edge, local educational opportunities. Our online services offer rich public informational resources, purchase of prescription medications and health supplies, quick client access to medical records, newsletters, and webinars on a wide variety of educational topics. We engage in topical and relevant community awareness campaigns on issues important to the health of equines.

Meet the Doctors and Staff

– Veterinarians –

Thomas Timmons, DVM

Dr. Timmons is a native Oregonian, originating in the Pendleton area. His undergraduate studies were at Eastern Oregon College (now Eastern Oregon University), University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Bachelor of Science from Eastern Oregon College – 1987. He completed his professional training at Oregon State University, Washington State University, University of Idaho and University of Tennessee, followed by his DVM from Oregon State University and Washington State University – combined program – 1991. Dr. Timmons is an FEI Licensed Veterinarian for Eventing, Show Jumping, Dressage, Reining and Endurance. His specific areas of interest include sports medicine/imaging, acupuncture and advanced reproductive techniques. Outside interests include fly fishing, packing and diving.

Shiela Carpenter, DVM

Dr. Carpenter attended Washington State University, receiving at bachelor of science in Microbiology in 1987 and attaining her DVM in 1991.  She enjoys volunteering in one of the local Access food gardens, riding horses and hiking.  Dr. Carpenter believes that listening is at the heart of veterinary medicine, both to the client and their companion animals.

Sarah Mullin, DVM

– Staff –

Kamie Newman – Veterinary Assistant

Kamie was born and raised in Southern Oregon and has been with the Rogue Equine staff since 2017. She grew up competing in 4-H and equestrian team until she graduated in 2015 from Crater High School. She’s currently enrolled in classes to maintain her CVT and in her free time she enjoys spending time with her mare Salsa and dog Elsie.

Amanda Walton – Veterinary Assistant

Karen Friend – Office Manager & Reception

Karen is your advocate here at the clinic.  Her goal is to ensure that you are taken care of.  She is a proud mom, often speaking highly of her daughter as well as telling adventures of her dog, Bear.  In her off time, Karen enjoys her beautiful yard, and can sometimes be found on the golf course.

Our Facility

Our facility is the most full-service veterinary hospital in the Northern California and Southern Oregon area. We provide 24 hour intensive care in a 6000 square foot facility.

We have two large indoor exam areas, seven treatment stalls, one isolation stall, and a surgical suite with a separate induction/recovery stall. A separate reproduction barn is dedicated to stallion and mare services. The reproduction facility is USDA certified. All are supported by a full service laboratory.


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