Meet the Team

Our Dedicated Team

The experienced team at Third Street Veterinary Hospital proudly serves pets across McMinnville, OR, and surrounding areas. Our animal hospital provides a full range of veterinary services, from immunizations to orthopedic surgery and more. With an emphasis on comfort and care, our staff believes in offering personalized services to meet your pet’s unique needs.

Dr.  Rachel Collins  D.V.M.

Dr. Collins is a 2013 graduate of Oregon State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She enjoys working with dogs and cats and especially enjoys surgery, cruciate disease care, and senior pet health management. She focuses on client communication and making sure visits are as comfortable and low-stress as possible for her patients. Her husband is a high school teacher. They have two boys, three cats, a black lab named Apollo and a rescue dog named Rhubarb. The whole family enjoys being outdoors, whether riding dirt bikes, tending their small flock of sheep, or watching the boys’ various sports activities. They reside on the family farm outside of Yamhill.

Dr. Collins

Collins family

Hilary - Certified Veterinary Technician

Hilary has worked at Third Street Veterinary Hospital since 2004, and at veterinary hospitals in Portland and Roseburg previously. She has been a certified veterinary technician (CVT) since 2006 and exudes knowledge and experience. In her free time she enjoys sewing and reading as well as spending time with her husband and two cats. She is an avid DuoLinguist and lover of travel, cats and good music.


Zoe - Office Manager / Veterinary Assistant

Zoe has worked in the veterinary field since 2014 and has been at Third Street Veterinary Hospital since 2015. She started her career in the animal field training horses and fostering animals. Zoe enjoys spending time outdoors with her four dogs and snuggling with her cats.


Isabella - Veterinary Assistant

Isabella entered the veterinary field in 2020 and joined Third Street Veterinary Hospital as a veterinary assistant in 2022. She has a particular fondness for cats and feline medicine, but has enormous love for all animals. In her free time Isabella likes to garden, cook, and spend time with her family.  She is starting veterinary school in September 2024 and our hospital looks forward to being included on that journey. Isabella

Abbey - Veterinary Assistant

Abbey has been in the veterinary field since 2020 and started out at an animal shelter. She joined Third Street Veterinary Hospital in 2023. Abbey has two dogs and two cats and loves Taylor Swift and spending time with her family.


Alaina - Certified Veterinary Technician

Alaina began working for Third Street Veterinary Hospital in 2010 and is currently at VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists as an anesthesia technician, but has returned to spend one day a week with us offering her expert technician skills. She is working on her VTS in anesthesia and analgesia.  Alaina has two cats and a dog. She's a talented singer and has an excellent sense of humor! In her free time she enjoys hiking and backpacking and spending time with her daughters and husband.


Lorna - Assistant Manager / Client Care Coordinator

Lorna came to us as a rescue in 2021.  She was first adopted by Zoe after being brought into the clinic by a good samaritan. It was clear that Lorna is a queen bee and always wanted to be the center of attention and was not interested in sharing that with the other cats in her household. She came to be the clinic cat at Third Street Veterinary Hospital and lives for greeting our clients and causing mischief. She had very severe dental disease and has since had all of her teeth extracted. We estimate she was born in 2017.


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McMinnville Office


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm