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. Bret 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
  • 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
  • Dr. Kristi Bunde

    Dr. Bunde joined the practice in July 2018 after earning a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Oregon State University in June 2018. Prior to joining as a DVM, Dr. Bunde spent 8 years studying under, and working closely with Dr. Hixson and Dr. Clark.
    Years in Practice:
    Jul 25, 2018
    Education:
    Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University
  • Deb, CVT

    Deb comes to us from a position at OSU Veterinary Hospital. Deb has always had an interest in the medical profession, and worked as an EMT before becoming a veterinary assistant and now a certified veterinary technician.

    Deb is our country girl; she lives on a cattle ranch and loves taking care of the herd. After work Deb heads out to the barn to tend to the horses. She also has dogs and chickens out at the ranch who love to roam free in their big yard. In her free time she enjoys cross stitching, reading, and riding horses.

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 11, 2013
    Education:
    Penn Foster Veterinary Technician Program
  • 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. 
    Years in Practice:
    Feb 01, 2019
    Education:
    Oregon State University
  • Chelsea

    Chelsea volunteered at animal shelters throughout the Portland area while earning her undergraduate degree at PSU. After graduation she decided that veterinary medicine was a perfect fit, and now loves the exciting and fulfilling work of being a veterinary assistant. Chelsea specifically enjoys learning about animal behavior and helping to calm patients who are anxious in the hospital setting.
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 16, 2017
    Education:
    Portland State University
  • Brooke


    Years in Practice:
    Aug 16, 2017
    Education:
    LBCC Veterinary Assistant Program
  • Krystal

    Years in Practice:
    Jul 13, 2018
  • Naomi

    Years in Practice:
    Jul 13, 2018
  • Taylor