The Dalles Veterinary Hospital

Welcome to The Dalles Veterinary Hospital. We are a full-service, mixed-animal facility located in The Dalles, Oregon.The longest established veterinary practice in The Dalles, we have been providing medical care to the four-footed citizens of our area since 1968. Our professional and courteous doctors and staff seek to provide compassionate medical, surgical, dental, and herd health care for our valued household companion and livestock patients. We are committed to the education of our clients on preventative health care measures that can best ensure their pets long and healthy lives.

Please take a moment to contact us today to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out how we can help you meet the health care needs of your pet.

  • Mon-Fri: 8:00AM-5:30PM
  • Sat: 8:00AM-12:00PM
  • Dr. Wallace Wolf Jr., DVM (Owner)


    Recently retired after over forty years of veterinary practice, Dr. Wallace Wolf received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Kansas State University. After serving in the United States Army from August, 1966 to August, 1968, he came to The Dalles Veterinary Hospital in October, 1968. Throughout those years, he provided veterinary care for the large and small animals of many, many families of The Dalles area, and volunteered his time to multiple civic organizations and activities. His son, John, and his daughter, Mindy, grew up in The Dalles, and they are raising their children in the area as well, allowing Dr. Wolf and his wife, Vicki, to spend time with their grandchildren, Gillian, Emma, Mia, and Mead. Dr. Wolf continues to take care of his own pets - a border collie named Katy, Timmy, an old yellow cat, and their four horses. He enjoys spending time hunting, fishing, boating, horseback riding, and travelling. He is also interested in photography, real estate investment and development, and professional education, having been actively involved for many years in the organization of the Western States Veterinary Conference. When we see Dr. Wolf, he often says that since he retired, he's busy enough that it feels like there's less time in the day! He will continue to very occasionally practice at The Dalles Veterinary Hospital.

    Education:
    Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1966
  • Dr. Dan Davidson, DVM (Owner)

    Dr. Davidson is a fourth-generation resident of The Dalles. After attending Oregon State University for his undergraduate studies, he obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Washington State University. He joined our practice in 1978 as a mixed-animal practitioner, and has special interest in zoo animal medicine, providing veterinary care for a small local camel, wallaroo, elk, and giraffe population. Over the years he has had many pets including horses, mules, donkeys, a crow, infinite cats, and a racoon ("Bad idea", he says.) His wife Mary, and their three children, John, Debra, and Daniel have kept him busy, along with his wide range of interests. He studies theology, pursues wildlife photography with trail cameras, and enjoys traveling to meetings with his wife, especially to cities that allow them to include visits to their children, siblings, and in-laws.
    Education:
    Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1978
  • Dr. Kimberly Robichaud, DVM

    Dr. Robichaud ("Row-bi-show") grew up in northern New Mexico. She moved to Michigan to attend veterinary school and has been with the practice since 1993. She is currently owned by two cats, Phoenix and Pie, and two goldfish, to whom she refers as "the white one and the orange one". At the office, she takes care of cats and dogs and has a special interest in geriatric medicine and dental care. Outside of the office, she participates in community theater, hikes, takes road trips, and makes and wears crazy costumes.
    Education:
    Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1993
  • Dr. Michelle Morelos, DVM

    Dr. Morelos is from Escondido, CA and attended California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo where she received a Bachelors of Animal Science and a minor in Spanish. She worked as a veterinary assistant in her hometown clinic before attending the University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. She is a mixed-animal practitioner. Dr. Morelos enjoys visiting her family regularly, and currently lives with her partner, Bekah, their dog Moxie, and three chickens who give fresh eggs daily! She loves learning every day, and looks forward to meeting clients and their pets. During her free time she enjoys playing soccer, discovering waterfalls, walking in the woods, and spending time with loved ones.
    Education:
    University of California Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, 2014
  • Mary Jo, LVT (Veterinary Technician, Office Manager)

    Mary Jo is a graduate of the first veterinary technician program offered in Oregon, and was licensed the first year the state required technicians to pass an exam to become licensed. She was hired by Dr. Skov, the original practice owner of The Dalles Veterinary Hospital in 1974. She and her husband have many four-legged "children" - 3 horses, 3 dogs, 4 cats, and 2 "grand-dogs" - in addition to their son and daughter. Mary Jo competes and teaches dog agility, rally, and AKC obedience with her papillons. She loves riding horseback, especially at the beach, and enjoys reading, shopping on ebay, and things that sparkle.

  • Kathleen, RVT (Veterinary Technician)

    Kathleen grew up in the midwest and graduated from Walla Walla College. She began her career in the practice in 1979 with full time employment at our Bingen, Washington office. She has been at The Dalles Veterinary Hospital since 1996. She and her husband are "parents" to varying numbers of cats, dogs, and chickens. Her interests include veterinary medicine, participating in and teaching sports, and travel.
  • Bethany Ayers-McManus,LVT,CVT (Veterinary Technician)

     Bethany grew up in The Dalles and worked at The Dalles Veterinary Hospital as an assistant and on our kennel staff  from 1995-1999. She has a BS in biology, and graduated from State University of NY-Ulster as a licensed veterinary technician in 2010. She and her husband, Dylan, returned to The Dalles from New York in 2015, where she rejoined our staff. She, Dylan, and their son Guthrie manage and maintain a 16-acre farm and sponsor an Artist in Residency (printmaking) program. She enjoys baking, and reading, when she can stay awake. They have 2 polydactyl cats, one dog, 7 chickens, a beta fish named Tootie, and their newest addition, a kitten that Guthrie has named "Flowers".              
  • Cat, Patient Coordinator/Veterinary Assistant

    Cat joined the staff of The Dalles Veterinary Hospital in October 2012, following a career in the federal government. She loves greeting our patients, and she and her husband, Jeff, live her words: "The more animals, the better!" They own a farm, and numerous horses, dogs, chickens, cows, pigs, and barncats are in their care. Their daughter, Christina, is pursuing a masters degree as a pediatric nurse practitioner. Cat enjoys riding horses and snow mobiles, reading, farm animals, singing, baking and cake decorating, scrapbooking, camping, and fishing. 
  • Lisa, Patient Coordinator/Receptionist

    Lisa's friendly face has been cheerfully greeting the clients and patients of The Dalles Veterinary Hospital since August, 2014. She and her husband have multiple four-legged family members including four horses, two dogs, three cats, and chickens that they keep as pets and for fresh eggs. When she isn't welcoming people and their pets to our hospital, she can be found horseback riding, snowmobiling, cooking, scrapbooking, watching Hallmark movies, and taking roadtrips in her RV.
  • Diana,Veterianary Assistant

    Diana has been with The Dalles Veterinary Hospital since January, 2014. She has an Animal Science degree, and a wide range of experiences in animal care and training, including horsemanship and racetrack training. She spent time with Critters of the Cinema, working with everything from ants to elephants to ready them for TV, movies, and commercials. She was an assistant trainer of tigers for Great Cats of the World, Bridgeport Nature Center. In her spare time, she rides her bike, her motorcycle, and she makes it her goal to try something new on a regular basis.  
  • Chad, Veterinary Assistant/Kennel Staff

    Chad graduated from The Dalles High School in 2014 and has been working at our office since summer of 2013. He is currently attending Columbia Gorge Community College, working towards his Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree. His dog Brownie is a shepherd/lab mix and he refers to his cat, Duke, as "the evil cat." He likes to read, listen to classic rock, and work on classic vehicles, including his Camaro and his Datsun 280z.