Meet Our Team
Learn more about the dedicated individuals at Wickiup Animal Hospital that take care of your pets as if they were their own.
Dr.Lindsey BohardDVM, cVMAVeterinarian, Fear Free Certified Professional
A native Pacific Northwesterner, Dr. Lindsey Bohard was born and raised in Albany, OR. Her lifelong love of animals and science inspired her to pursue veterinary medicine, with a particular passion for horses. She attended Eastern Oregon University where she received her Bachelors in Molecular Biology, while playing volleyball. Dr. Bohard received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Oregon State University. Go Beavers! She is also certified in Veterinary Medical Acupuncture for both large and small animals. When she’s not helping animals in need, Dr. Bohard loves to read, play the piano, stay active in sports, watch the Seahawks, and spend time with her family. She has a fluffy cat named Miss Priss, a naughty pony named Porter, and a sweet little lab mix named Honey.
Megan DuarteVeterinary Assistant
Megan grew up raising sheep and rabbits through 4H and FFA where she found her passion working with animals. Already an experienced, knowledgeable veterinary assistant, Megan is taking her dedication a step further working through the Certified Veterinary Technician program. Her favorite aspects of veterinary medicine are surgery, nursing, and client education.
Synthia SanderVeterinary Assistant
Synthia was born and raised in Bend before moving to La Pine as a freshman in high school. She excelled as a member of the National Honor Society and active theatre participant. Synthia has loved animals of all kinds before she could even walk or talk. After job shadowing with Dr. Bohard her senior year, Synthia knew without a doubt that veterinary medicine was the place for her and started working as a veterinary assistant right away. She plans to further her knowledge by become a Certified Veterinary Technician. At home she has quite the pack with two horses, Cipher and Sunny, two mixed breed dogs, Chevy and Yuki, and a spicy orange kitty named Lucy. In her spare time Synthia enjoys singing, traveling, learning, and spending time with loved ones.
Abbye BrusseauClient Services Representative
A La Pine native, Abbye has always lived in Central Oregon. She is a lifelong passionate animal lover and enjoys her role helping clients and their pets access veterinary care. When not at work, you will find Abbye managing her own zoo full of animals and children.