Dr. Emily Perkins
Dr. Perkins graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a double Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences and Geography. During her undergraduate studies, she spent one year in an Honors Program Studying Abroad at the University of Glascow in Scotland. Dr. Perkins enjoyed the year in Scotland and elected to attend and AVMA approved Veterinary School at the University of Glascow. In 2002 Dr. Perkins graduated with Merits in both small and large animal medicine. After returning to the US, Dr. Perkins worked in Central Oregon as a mixed animal veterinarian until 2010 when she joined the team at AVMC. Dr. Perkins and her husband Casey live on the family wheat farm in Athena. They are busy at home with their sons Colby and Finley.
Dr. Sara Campbell
Dr. Campbell grew up in the Eastern Oregon town of Heppner. She graduated from Oregon State/Washington State University in 2003. Dr. Campbell completed an Equine Internship at Bend Equine Medical Center which is a private referral/surgical practice in Bend, Oregon. Dr. Campbell joined Associated Veterinary Medical Center in 2004.
Dr. Campbell and her husband Tygh live in Athena with their two daughters Kaci and Charli. As a family they enjoy rodeo, horses, and are actively involved in the Pendleton Round Up.
Dr. Lindsay Benson
Dr. Benson grew up in Bellevue, WA and earned her undergraduate degree in biology from Montana State University in Bozeman, MT. She worked as a veterinary technician in Bozeman, enjoying the snow and mountains, before attending Washington State University earning her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. During her years at WSU, she developed a passion for small animals and learning! Dr. Benson is certified as a Veterinary Pain Practitioner (CVPP) through the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management. She is also certified by the Chi Institute as a Veterinary Acupuncturist and has earned the Human-Animal Bond Certification through the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) and the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC). In addition, she is finishing coursework to become a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT).
Dr. Benson enjoys a full house of dogs, cats, and kids! In her “spare” time they all enjoy soccer, swimming and anything outdoors!
Dr. Brooke Wicks
Dr. Wicks grew up in Southern Oregon on a small family farm. At Oregon State University, she worked at the sheep and equine barns, trained in the colts-in-training program, and volunteered with a local equine therapy group. She then went on to veterinary school at the University of Tennessee where she discovered her passion for reproductive work and small animal medicine. Dr. Wicks practiced in Nashville, Tennessee for four years before moving here to Walla Walla. Her husband was born and raised in Hermiston, Oregon, and they are very excited to be joining and serving the Walla Walla community. Dr. Wicks and her family enjoy crossfit, yoga, fishing, hunting, and kayaking.
Dr. Candace Davis
Dr. Davis grew up in western Washington. She fell in love with Walla Walla while obtaining her undergraduate education at Walla Walla University. She then went on to veterinary school at Washington State University, where she developed a passion for behavioral medicine and working with small animals and their owners.
Dr. Davis is thrilled to have joined the Associated Veterinary team and to once again be a part of the Walla Walla community. Dr. Davis enjoys backpacking, hiking, snowshoeing, and running with her dogs.