Dr. Stephanie Sur, DVM
Dr. Stephanie Sur grew up in California. She attended the University of California Davis for her undergraduate studies. She earned two Bachelor of Science degrees, one in Medical Microbiology and Immunology, the other in Neuropsychology. Dr. Sur received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. She completed her IVAS (International Veterinary Acupuncture Society) certification in veterinary acupuncture in 2010. Dr. Sur enjoys all aspects of veterinary internal medicine but has focused the past thirteen of her twenty years of experience on integrative and holistic approaches to healthcare, including acupuncture, herbal medicine, homeopathy, and nutritional therapy. Dr. Sur is a Bend transplant with her husband and two young children.
Interests: Family time, bike riding, trail walking, movie watching, trying new restaurants, studying health, and spending time with friends.
Dr. Brian Loudis, DVM
Dr. Loudis, a Colorado native with a passion for bird and exotic pet medicine, became a diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners specializing in Avian Medicine. After gaining valuable experience as an attending veterinarian at the San Diego Zoo, working with various animal species, he fulfilled his lifelong dream by establishing All Pets Animal Hospital in Encinitas, California. Now, Dr. Loudis brings his expertise in bird and exotic animal medicine to Bend, Oregon, where he and his wife, Pam, enjoy pursuing their love of snowboarding, hiking, canoeing, and everything that Bend has to offer. They live in Bend with their son, Vincent, their dog, Molly, their cat, Mavis, and their turtle, Fossil.
Dr. Callie Meader, DVM
Dr. Callie Meeder earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2014 and has been practicing ever since. She specializes in wellness, ophthalmology, dermatology, dentistry, and internal medicine. She takes pride in both being able to provide care throughout the lifetime of a pet from their first visit to geriatric care and building trust between a pet and their family. Outside of her veterinary work, she enjoys spending time with her family, horseback riding, and traveling. A fun fact about Dr. Meeder: She grew up competing on the AA Hunter Jumper circuit in California and worked for several prominent horse trainers before deciding to become a veterinarian. Her beloved pets include Juniper a 4-year-old Golden Retriever, D’Artagnan a 10-year-old cat, and Thistle an 11-year-old Welsh pony mare.
Dr. Trevor Miller, DVM
Dr. Trevor Miller earned his Bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley, followed by his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from UC Davis in 2012. Following graduation, he completed an intensive one-year rotating internship in the SF Bay Area. Dr. Miller’s primary interests in veterinary medicine include surgery (soft tissue and orthopedics), emergency medicine, and advanced imaging (ultrasound, laparoscopy). He has completed advanced training in fracture repair, cruciate ligament (ACL) repair (Tibial Tuberosity Advancement), and laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Miller takes pride in treating every patient and their family as individuals and collaborating with them to give the best possible care. Outside of his veterinary work, he enjoys mountain biking, skiing, and spending time with his two children. His beloved pets include a German shepherd and an orange tabby cat.
Our Veterinary Assistants
Jen is a Veterinary Assistant. She came from the Bay Area of California (yes, she is one of those! But she is quickly becoming a proper Bendite!). She currently works here at Westside Pet Hospital and received her certification in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine for Veterinary Nurses. Jen is awesome as an assistant AND brightens everyone’s day with her cheerful attitude (even when she’s in a “bad mood”!). Per Jen, “The best part of being a veterinary assistant is helping people keep their pets happy and healthy so they can be around for as long as possible!”.
Jen has a 12-year-old curmudgeon of a cat named Caroline and a 13 ½-year-old hysterical Pug named Rhett. Rhett can commonly be seen zipping around the hospital in his wheelchair on a regular basis. In her free time, she enjoys bird watching, gardening, reading, jewelry making, and pottery.
Brian was born in Eugene but has lived in Bend since 1st grade. With his 7-year-old bearded dragon named Buddy, Brian enjoys everything fantasy and nerdy. He plays lots of Dungeons & Dragons along with watching comic book and science fiction movies and television. His passion is veterinary care, though, and ever since he was a kid, he wanted to be a veterinarian. He’s been in the field for a cumulative 3.5 years, having worked at LaPaw Animal Hospital and Bend Specialty and Emergency Center. He hopes to learn everything he can about exotic, holistic, and traditional veterinary medicine.
Michelle is a long-term employee at LaPaw Animal hospital and is vital to the smooth running of our surgical and dental procedures. Before coming to LaPaw Animal Hospital, Michelle worked for several years at the Redmond Humane Society. Michelle has 2 dogs and 1 cat, and chickens. She seems to be constantly working to improve the house she bought in 2014. Michelle and her partner have a rowdy son named Landon!
Alexis is originally from Wisconsin and came to central Oregon in 2017, she is a cheese enthusiast and big Packer fan.
Alexis began her work in the veterinary field at the young age of 17, she’s passionate about educating clients and providing the best patient care possible for every animal who walks through the door.
When not at work, Alexis enjoys the central Oregon outdoors and brewery hopping with her husband and 3 dogs.
Brianna was born and raised right here in Bend and has enjoyed 8 years in the veterinary field. In her down time she enjoys playing roller derby, nature, local concerts, and spending time with her friends. She currently lives with her fiancé and their 4 felines.
Our Management Team
Brittani has lived in Central Oregon for most of her life. Her professional background started in food service and restaurant management. She has been in the veterinary field for 4 years now. She lives happily in Redmond OR with her boyfriend Nick, their German Shepherd Apollo, corgi Alfredo and their two cats Kayko and Shadow. When Brittani isn’t at work she likes to be outside at the lake, eating new food, attending a fun concert, or watching football.
Bio coming soon!
Sharon grew up in Pardeeville, Wisconsin, with her grandparents. From a young age, Sharon has been surrounded by many furry friends. Sharon moved to Bend after her son Andrew was born. Since moving to Oregon, Sharon has discovered a passion for veterinary medicine and utilizes her ability in customer service to help clients receive the best care for their pets.
Sharon has three dogs named Luna, Kid, and Smokey. She also has three children. On her weekends, Sharon likes to enjoy the outdoors with her family and animal companions. She likes hiking and exploring new areas around Central Oregon.
Interests: Hiking, Camping, Writing, Gardening, Cooking, listening to music, reading, and playing video games.
Client Service Representatives
Customer Service Representative
Megan joined the La Paw team in September 2023. Megan lived in Central Oregon most of her life, besides a brief few years in Southern California. She has always been an animal lover and enjoys every minute she gets to spend with furry friends. In Megan’s free time, she enjoys hanging out with her daughter, Ashtyn, and golden retriever, Primrose.
Customer Service Representative
Marissa has lived in central Oregon for the last 3 years she is originally from California. She has always had a passion for animals big and small. She did volunteer work at a horse ranch when she was younger and has always had animals of her own from dogs, cats, and rabbits. She currently has a dog named Stout and one rabbit named Bebe. In her free time you can find her with her husband and son.
Customer Service Representative
Suzanne has lived in the Central Oregon area most of her life. Before starting at La Paw, Suzanne worked in several other animal care positions at the Humane Society of Central Oregon, other clinics, and a boarding facility. She wants to continue with her education to become a CVT as soon as possible. Suzanne currently has 3 cats, but would love nothing more than to own a farm with her husband and daughter so she can once again have goats, chickens, and more.
Marti has always had an extraordinary love for animals. She started training horses and dogs at a young age, has done petsitting, and worked in veterinary clinics.
Marti joined the La Paw Family August of 2023 and looks forward to seeing all the new pets that come in!