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Our Staff

Kat McCluskey, Receptionist and Office Manager

Kat has been in the veterinary field since 1994 and has worked extensively as a receptionist and a hospital manager. She worked as a receptionist for several large practices in The Veterinary Centers of America (VCA) group in San Jose, CA and then as a hospital manager at one of their facilities for several more years. After leaving VCA she took a position as an Oncology and Surgery receptionist at South Bay Veterinary Specialists in San Jose. In the summer of 2004 she left San Jose and came north to join Bend Veterinary Specialists as its office manager. 

Kristin Wolter, CVT, CCRA, Physical Rehabilitation

Kristin has been in the veterinary field since 1991 and has worked in both small animal and equine veterinary hospitals. She became a certified veterinary technician in 2002 after challenging and passing the Veterinary Technician National Exam and has since also become certified in Canine Rehabilitation Assistant. Kristin has been a member of BVS since it’s opening in 2004. While at Bend Veterinary Specialists she has shifted her position from head surgical technician to managing and operating Pawsitive Strides, the facilities canine physical rehabilitation wing. Aside from physical rehabilitation her career interests include radiology, anesthesia and surgery. Outside of work she spends her free time doing yoga, photography and enjoying the great outdoors of Central Oregon.

Kena Johnson, CVT, Surgical Technician

Kena started her career as a Veterinary Technician in 2001. After being a client at Bend Veterinary Specialists she became a member of the staff in the summer of 2006. In January of 2007 she became a Certified Veterinary Technician. When Kena is not working she enjoys camping, swimming and playing in the snow with her two daughters and four dogs.

Rhonda Witt, Internal Medicine Technician

Rhonda’s love for animals gave her the direction towards veterinary medicine. She began working in a general practice in 2002 and worked there until 2006. At that time she joined Bend Veterinary Specialists as a surgery assistant. Later she made the switch to become an internal medicine assistant. Rhonda’s professional interests include oncology, general internal medicine and anesthesia. In her off time she likes to wake board, camp and spend time with her husband and family. She has 1 dog and 4 cats!