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

    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 visits comfort for her patients. Her husband is a high school teacher. They have two boys, three cats, and a black lab named Apollo. 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.

  • Hillary
    Certified Veterinary Technician

    Hilary has worked at Third Street Veterinary Hospital since 2004, and at veterinary hospitals in Portland and Roseburg previously. After five years of hands-on experience and training, she successfully challenged the Oregon Veterinary Medicine Examining Board’s technician exam and received her veterinary technician license (CVT) in 2006. In her time off, Hilary enjoys reading and spending time with her family and cats.

  • Vanessa
    Veterinary Assistant

    Vanessa has been an animal lover since she was a child. She began working in shelter medicine before moving on to a clinic setting. In 2019, Vanessa joined Third Street Veterinary Hospital as a veterinary assistant. In her free time, she loves listening to vintage vinyl records and spoiling her cats.

  • Zoe
    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 two cats.

  • Brooke
    Veterinary Assistant

    Brooke has worked in the veterinary field since 2021 and joined Third Street Veterinary Hospital in August of 2022. She grew up on a farm in South Carolina, where she learned equine husbandry at a young age. Starting her career in the animal field in 2008, she has worked in both pet and farm animal caretaking, horse training, boarding and horseback riding instruction, specializing in three day eventing and show jumping. In her free time she enjoys spending quality time with her dog, cat, and chickens, playing piano, and making art.

  • Izzy
    Veterinary Assistant

    Izzy 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 Izzy likes to garden, cook, and spend time with her family. 

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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