Alpine Animal Hospital

The doctors and staff at Alpine Animal Hospital are committed to your pet's health and well being. We are a full-service animal hospital whose mission is to provide affordable and high quality veterinary care for the animals in the greater Corvallis area.  


Alpine Animal Hospital has been a Corvallis fixture since 1970. The clinic is located in the scenic hills of North Corvallis on Highland Drive, just north of Crescent Valley High School. A highly qualified staff of three doctors, certified technicians and assistants is prepared to accommodate your veterinary needs. 


Alpine Animal Hospital is a mixed animal practice, providing care to companion animals as well as farm animals. Our full service clinic offers a wide range of services ranging from routine examinations and surgical procedures to emergency care.  

  • Mon-Fri: 8:30 AM-6:30 PM
  • Sat: 8:30 AM-noon
  • Sun: Closed
  • After Hours Emergency:
  • Willamette Veterinary Hospital
  • (541) 753-2223
  • Dr. Bret Hixson

    Dr. Hixson graduated from Iowa State University in 1977. Dr. Hixson gained much of his early experience while growing up around his family's working cattle ranches in Colorado and Eastern Oregon. Dr. Hixson remains an avid horseman and enjoys team roping and mounted shooting in his spare time.


    Dr. Clark and Dr. Hixson purchased the hospital in 1989. Dr. Hixson has strong commitments to the Corvallis area.

    Years in Practice:
    Mar 31, 1977
    Education:
    Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr. Dale Clark

    Dr. Clark is a 1985 Oregon State University graduate who grew up in Corvallis.  Dr. Clark'™s early veterinary experience came from following his father, also Dr. Dale Clark, who practiced veterinary medicine in Corvallis for many years.  Many of our clients today remember a young Dr. Clark 'assisting' his dad.


    Dr. Clark and Dr. Hixson purchased the hospital in 1989. Dr. Clark has strong commitments to the Corvallis area. 

    Years in Practice:
    Mar 31, 1985
    Education:
    Oregon State University Veterinary Medical School
  • Deb, CVT

    Deb comes to us from a position at the OSU Large Animal Hospital. Deb has always had an interest in medicine, and worked as an EMT before becoming a certified veterinary technician.
    Deb is our country girl; she lives on a cattle ranch and loves taking care of the herd. Also at the ranch are her dogs, horses, and chickens. In her spare time Deb enjoys riding her horses, cross-stitching, and reading.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
    Education:
    Penn Foster Veterinary Technician Program
  • Surgery

    Heidi, CVT

    With over a decade of experience in the field of veterinary medicine, Heidi joined Alpine Animal Hospital in 2018 as a certified veterinary technician. 
    Heidi is also a talented and devoted endurance athlete, and cherishes her daily long-distance runs.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2019
    Education:
    Oregon State University
  • Krystal

    Krystal's compassion is a large part of what makes her such an excellent veterinary assistant. Working with animals from a young age in her hometown of Central Point, Oregon, Krystal developed a solid foundation of respect for all animals; big or small, she loves them all!
    Krystal recently finished her undergraduate degree in biology at Oregon State University, and plans to become a veterinarian in a mixed-animal practice.
    Years in Practice:
    Jul 13, 2018
    Education:
    Oregon State University, 2019
  • Allie

    Allie is a talented veterinary assistant that started with Alpine in the spring of 2019. A skilled equestrian, she has earned accolades as both a rider and handler. With 2 of her own, she has a soft spot for all Border Collies and in her free time loves hiking with her dogs and newborn son, Ronan.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2020
  • Alexis

    Alexis began as a veterinary assistant at Alpine in October of 2019. She is currently pursuing a degree in animal science with a fisheries and wildlife minor at OSU to one day become a wildlife veterinary technician and work with wildlife rehabilitation. She loves learning about diseases and health of a variety of species. In her time outside of Alpine, she loves watching classic horror films with her two kitties Pumpkin and Cedar, and spending as much time outside as possible.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2020
  • Andie

    Andie has been a veterinary assistant at Alpine since the beginning of 2020. With a degree in Microbiology, Andie enjoys expanding on that knowledge with the opportunity to learn new things every day. Andie enjoys hunting and fishing, as well as spending time with family which includes her corgi Zoey, and her cat Mike. 
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2021
    Education:
    Oregon State University, 2017
  • Libby

    Libby is currently working towards her Certified Veterinary Technician License and has been a strong asset to the Alpine team since 2020. She enjoys being an advocate for our patients here at Alpine and always makes sure they get the best of what we can provide. On the outside of Alpine, she is a die hard Mariners fan and loves watching them play.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2021
    Education:
    Oregon State University
  • Jenna

    Jenna started with Alpine behind the scenes as Kennel staff and recently joined our team of assistants. An animal lover at heart, she has enjoyed learning how to give meaningful care to our patients. A UC Santa Cruz Art and Literature graduate, Jenna loves painting and drawing in her time outside of Alpine.
    Years in Practice:
    Jun 17, 2021
    Education:
    UC Santa Cruz, 2014
  • Jessica

    Jessica is a dedicated assistant and loves that she never goes a day without learning something new. She is currently completing her Bachelors in animal science with a pre-vet option in hopes of becoming a large animal vet. She loves trail riding with her horse and has even crossed the continental divide on horseback.
  • Haley

    Alpine's youngest member, Haley, is currently duel enrolled at Philomath Highschool and LBCC and pursuing a degree in animal science. She considers animals a safe place and wants to help them feel the same. She aspires to create a healing environment for them and brings a calm energy to every appointment.
  • Alex

    Alex recently joined the Alpine team from NYC. He has been working in veterinary medicine for 6 years and is passionate about forming bonds with patients and clients alike. Our most famous assistant, Alex enjoys acting and has been an extra in two movies.
    Years in Practice:
    Nov 08, 2021
    Education:
    Oregon State University