Joanne Fehr, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, CAC, CVA

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Dr. Joanne Fehr is originally from across the pond, living in Scotland and England until her family moved to Wisconsin when she was sixteen.

She attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, graduating from Veterinary School in 1993. After completing an Equine Internship in Alberta, Canada, she entered a surgical residency at CSU in Fort Collins, Colorado. While at CSU, she completed her master’s degree and received her board certification in equine surgery in 1999.

Dr. Fehr worked in private surgical referral practice in Alberta before beginning her twenty-year career at Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital in Snohomish, Washington. At Pilchuck, she performed referral and emergency surgery until transitioning into Integrative Medicine after completing training and certification in animal Chiropractic and Acupuncture in 2014.

With a strong background in surgery and lameness, Dr. Fehr now enjoys focusing on supporting horses, dogs, and cats with an integrative approach through chiropractic and acupuncture care. She is passionate about helping animals achieve and maintain a functional and comfortable activity level at all stages of life.

For many years, Dr. Fehr was involved in vaulting with their daughter and was a proud “hockey mom” for their son. With kids off to college, she’s thoroughly enjoying life in Bend with her husband and dogs.


  • Doctor’s of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine (1993)
  • Master’s Degree, Colorado State University

Post-Graduate Training:

  • Equine internship, Alberta, Canada
  • Surgical residency, CSU

Board Certification:

  • Equine surgery (1999)

Clinical Interests:

  • Chiropractics
  • Acupuncture

A Message From Bend Equine Medical Center To Our Small Animal Division Clients

As of March 31, 2023, Bend Equine Medical Center will be discontinuing our small animal veterinary division other than chiropractic and acupuncture. As always, we continue to proudly serve as Central Oregon's premier equine hospital and offer around-the-clock care for your horses and equids.

You and your pets are close to our hearts and we are honored you trusted us with their care over the past decade. Please contact us to have your pets' records transferred to your new small animal veterinarian.

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