Meet the Team

Education

Years in Practice: 42

Education: D.V.M Colorado State


Dr Tom Holechek, DVM

Owner

Dr. Holechek received his veterinary medical degree from Colorado State in 1975, graduating number 8 in his class. He started his career working in Western Oregon, Myrtle Point, Vancouver and Tillamook. He moved to the Molalla area in 1979 working as a dairy manager before  buying South Clackamas Veterinary services in 1990. Dr Holechek is proud to be part of the growing dairy industry and serves many dairy farms along the I-5 corridor. When he isn’t working he spends time on his own farm with his wife Vicki who is our bookkeeper he enjoys being with his grandchildren. 

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Education

Years in Practice: 26

Education: D.V.M Washington State

BS Science Idaho College

Dr. Jennifer Swanson

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Swanson is a graduate of Washington State’s University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1991. Originally from Caldwell, Idaho, she practiced both equine and small animal medicine at various clinics in Eastern Oregon before moving to Molalla. Dr. Swanson has been an associate veterinarian with South Clackamas since 2015. Her hobbies outside of work include horse back riding, tending her farm, reading and being with her family. 


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Education

Years in Practice: 16

Education: D.V.M Oregon State/WSU

BA of Biology Whitman College 

Dr. Andrea Duvall

Associate Veterinarian

Dr Duvall earned her veterinary degree from Oregon State University in 2000. Her early years were spent working in emergency and reproductive practices around Oregon. In 2010 she settled in Molalla and became a part of South Clackamas Veterinary. She offers advanced acupuncture and brings holistic treatment ideas to the clinic. In her spare time she helps with her husband in a co-owned custom knife business. She has one border collie named Belle and a kitty affectionately known as “Momma kitty.”


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Debbie 

Front Manager/Receptionist

Debbie is the face of the clinic and is the friendly voice behind the phone when you call. She has had over 20 years experience in the veterinary field as first a nurse and now receptionist. She came to South Clackamas Veterinary in 2011 and has never left. Outside of work she likes spending time with her husband.  

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Josie 

Receptionist

Bio coming soon!

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Amber 

Veterinary Nurse/Recption

Amber has been with our team on and off for 6  years. She is our computer whiz and works to keep all the inventory straight in the clinic. She also often assists with surgery, routine care and works up front as a relief receptionist. Amber is enrolled in a veterinary technician program and hopes to earn her technician license in the future. She spends her days off with her daughter, Ellie, husband and her two dogs. 

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Deanna 

Back Manager/Veterinary Nurse

Deanna has been with South Clackamas for a little over 2 years. Her passion is large animal work and anything goats. She is in charge of all the ordering at the clinic and keeps the back running like a well oiled machine. When not at work Deanna breeds and trains Border Collies for competition herding and runs a sheep farm in Canby. She is currently enrolled in a veterinary technician program and is set to graduate in 2017 and become a licensed veterinary nurse. 

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Chelsie 

Veterinary Nurse/Kennel Assistant

A graduate from Silverton High school, Chelsie has been with us since 2016. Her favorite thing at the clinic is scrubbing into surgery with the doctors to lend a helping hand. She is very detail oriented and is a huge asset to the team. Currently Chelsie is enrolled in college but future plans are undecided. When not at work she enjoys hanging out with her boyfriend and playing with her kitten, Theo. 

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