Broken Top Veterinary Clinic
Terra McSwain, DVM, Owner
Dr. McSwain earned her B.S. in Biology from East Carolina University in 2011 then went on to obtain her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University. She purchased Broken Top Veterinary Clinic January of 2021 and looks forward to building relationships with your family and pets! Her special interests include Internal Medicine, Dentistry, Preventative Care and Emergency and Critical Care Medicine.
Dr. McSwain and her husband married in June of 2020 and welcomed their first child in September 2021. They have a house full of pets including a terrier mix, Normann, a pit bull mix, Billy, a cat, Terry, and a farm full of chickens, goats, ducks, sheep, a horse and donkey! You can find Dr. McSwain enjoying the outdoors and Central Oregon lifestyle with her family when she isn't at the clinic!
Cassy Lodge, DVM
Cassandra Lodge, DVM (Dr. Cassy) has been a veterinarian for Broken Top Veterinary Clinic since 2015. She graduated in 2012 from St. Matthew's University in Grand Cayman, with her final year at the University of Illinois. After graduation, Cassy moved to Sisters, being close to family and the mountains. She grew up in a small mountain town in Colorado around a menagerie of animals ranging from horses and llamas to dogs, rabbits, and ferrets. Her passion includes wildlife and raptors; horses, cows and other livestock; dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, and all other small companion animals. Outside of the clinic, Cassy enjoys hiking in the mountains with her dogs Charlie and Sage; as well as horseback riding, photography, archery, skiing, snowshoeing, and scuba diving.
Julie has been with Broken Top Veterinary Clinic since November 2017. She has been in the Veterinary field since 2005 and has a passion for both large and small animals. She enjoys the outdoors, riding horses, fishing and archery hunting.
Lauren has been with Broken Top Veterinary Clinic since October 2018 but has recently been named as our Practice Manager this year. She enjoys riding horses, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Certified Veterinary Technician
Melissa has been with Broken Top Veterinary Clinic since August 2021. She has a Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology from Hawaii Pacific University. She further obtained her Veterinary Technician certification from Foothill College of California. She enjoys spending her free time outdoors including, but not limited to, hiking, mountain biking and snowboarding in the Winter.
Noelle moved to Central Oregon a few years ago from Oahu where she graduated from the University of Hawaii and had the pleasure of working as a Registered Laboratory Animal Technologist for the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Yes, she misses the beaches and the endless summer, but loves the Central Oregon beautiful mountains, lakes, and abundant opportunities to explore. When she's not at work, you can usually find her out camping, hiking, shed hunting or rock hounding with her two rock hounds: Luke the Lab Mix and Penny the Adventure Chihuahua. Luke and Penny also have a special sister: Digit the polydactyl cat, that prefers the comfort of the couch to a tent.
Aisha is our new receptionist and has been a part of the Broken Top team since August 2021. You are sure to be greeted with a smile when you arrive at BTVC when Aisha is behind the desk! She enjoys teaching her cat Marvin tricks, playing music, trying to learn other languages, and traveling.