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Providing exceptional veterinary services for over 30 Years in the Willamette Valley

Dr. Wes Violet

Dr. Kris Willaman

Dr. Eleanor Teplin

Dr. Anna Robledo

Dr. Hailee Olheiser

255 Emerald Parkway
Creswell, OR 97426

fax 541-895-5233

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday | 8:00a.m.- 5:30p.m. Saturday | 8:30a.m. - 1:00pm.

24 Hour Large Animal Emergency Service

We are a proud member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners


Dr. Wes Violet

Dr. Wes Violet grew up on a farm in northwestern Ohio where he owned horses and raised beef cattle. His veterinary training included an externship in Ocala, Florida, with emphasis on equine medicine and surgery. The practice served many Thoroughbred and Arabian farms in the area. After receiving a BS in Microbiology he graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981. Dr. Violet's areas of interest are equine reproduction, lameness diagnosis and treatment, and equine medicine and surgery. He has extensive experience in equine pre-purchase evaluation, and has received additional training in embryo transfer, acupuncture, and dentistry. He has been a career long member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and their four horses.

Dr. Kris Willaman

Dr. Kris Willaman received her DVM from the The Ohio State University in 1983, after obtaining a BS in Biology from the University of Cincinnati. As a student she was an in-house extern for the veterinary hospital. Dr. Willaman practiced for 10 years in the Cottage Grove area, then took a brief sabbatical to start a family, which includes three children. Kris has experience in large animal practice and is a member of the Small Ruminant Practitioners Association. Her interests include orthopedic surgery and small animal medicine. She has completed training in Penn Hip certification. In her spare time Dr. Willaman enjoys studying foreign language and is currently learning Japanese.

Dr. Eleanor Teplin

Dr. Teplin grew up riding horses on the outskirts of Washington D.C. She spent several years in Vermont where she earned her bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Vermont. She came to Oregon in 2004 and earned her DVM from Oregon State University. She is excited to work with both large and small animal patients and has special interests in surgery and nutrition. Outside of
the clinic, Eleanor spends time with her two boys, Ethan and Elijah, her dogs, Isis and Roxy and cats Smudge and Dobby.

Dr. Anna Robledo

Dr. Robledo joins our practice after working the last two years as a mixed animal practitioner in Roseburg.
She grew up on a small ranch in the Willamette Valley. Her family raised beef cattle, pigs, sheep, and goats, as well as horses and mules.
Dr. Robledo showed breeding heifers and market hogs as 4-H projects, and hand raised orphan calves and lambs for fun.
She received her Bachelor of Science in biology from Gonzaga University where she became involved in the Army ROTC program.
After graduating from college, Dr. Robledo served in the Army for four years as a Military Police Officer.
Following, she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Oregon State University in 2016.
Dr. Robledo enjoys working with all types of small and large animals, but has a special interest in food animal medicine.
In her free time she continues to be involved with the Oregon Army National Guard.
She also enjoys running and hiking with her husband, Daniel and her German Shorthaired Pointer, 'Bailey'.

We are very excited to add her talents and enthusiasm to our practice.

Dr. Hailee Olheiser

Dr. Olheiser is an Oregon native who grew up near the Dalles. She had a passion for all animals, but especially horses from an early age. Hailee successfully showed breeding goats and sheep during her 4H years. Her horse interest evolved into barrel racing in which she still competes today.

Hailee completed an animal science degree at Washington State University in Pullman and then received her veterinary degree there in May of this year.

We look forward to having Dr. Olheiser join our professional staff as our fifth veterinarian. Her versatility will allow her to help us treat all species of large and small animals.

Karen Wright

Karen Wright started in June of 1999. She earned a 2-year business degree at LCC. Karen works in the business office and helps maintain accounting and medical records. She is a cat enthusiast, loves her dog Duke and is an accomplished bowler.

Marion Bayman

Marion Bayman started in 1999. Marion is very versatile assisting in the business office, filing and record keeping. Marion has been involved with horses throughout her life. She especially enjoys trail riding with friends at Elijah Bristow State Park.

Debi Locke

Debi Locke joined our practice in September 2012. She is currently serving as a small animal technician. She and her family have lived in the Mohawk Valley for nine years. They have four dogs, two cats, two horses and a tortoise named Tordo. Debi grew up showing dogs in breed shows and obedience trials and won many accolades as a dog handler. She was also active in her local horse 4-H group and the Morgan Horse Association, along with competing in 3-Day Eventing throughout Oregon and Washington. As a parent Debi is actively involved in the OHSET community and will be assisting with the Thurston High School Equestrian Team during the 2014-2015 school year.

Kasee Harris

Kasee Harris joined our team in October of 2011. She is talented and versatile for she is a small and large animal technician as well as receptionist and our inventory manager. She was born and raised in Cottage Grove and was crowned 2012-2013 Cottage Grove Riding Club Rodeo Queen. She grew up riding horses, and is currently the proud owner of four horses and three dogs.

Dara Moser

Dara started working at our clinic May of 2008 as a large and small animal technician. She graduated from Linn Benton Community College with her Veterinary Technician certificate in 2006. She began working as a technician right away and was then hired at South Willamette. Dara spent three winters in Florida working with jumpers under a trainer at the Winter Equestrian Festival. She is currently studying Dental Hygiene in Portland during the week but continues to share her animal expertise at our clinic most weekends. When she has free time she continues to train horses and works with her three Australian Shepherds Kyra, Axel and Gambit in agility.