Ancient Wisdom, Advanced Technology

Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Holistic Medicine,

Surgery, Dentistry,

Digital radiography and ultrasound

Endoscopy-flexible and rigid


Full Service-all aspects of animal health care

Mixed-we care for pets, horses and family livestock

Blended-Holistic and conventional care including

Gene Koo Kang, DVM
OAKLAND Veterinarian | Oakland Vet Hospital | (541) 459-1854

204 NE 1st St
Oakland, OR 97462
 













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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Oakland Vet Hospital

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Gene Koo Kang
    DVM

    Gene grew up in East Los Angeles and joined the US Army in 1989. He served 7 years as a medic, including duty in Northern Iraq in 1991, and at Walter Reed Army Medical Center-Emergency Room in Washington DC. He graduated from Colorado State University-Veterinary Medicine in 2009 before coming to Douglas County.  Gene and Wendy (the executive director at Saving Grace Pet Adoption Center have been married for 23 years.


  • Gaya
    Truck Dog, Fun Police
    Gaya is named after the Korean folk instrument called Gayageum. She has a soul piercing bark, and comes un-freaking-glued over her squeeky toys.
  • Megan Wilford
    Vet Tech

    Megan was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay area. She graduated from UC Davis with a BS in Animal Science and a minor in Public Health in June 2020. She is passionate about animal welfare and hopes to attend vet school in the future. In her free time, she can be found hiking, exploring Oregon, or spending time with her young OTTB horse named Moose.

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Surprised and impressed... My baby feels much better!"
    Luanna Rowland
  • "They were so compassionate and understanding when we had to say goodbye to our boy, I will forever be grateful."
    Shanna McMahan
  • "Dr. Kang is the best vet ever! Pennie is treated with so much gentleness, yet effectively."
    Christie Ortega Stafford

Featured Articles

Read about interesting topics

  • Dentistry

    Dentistry for Horses Like people, horses can develop dental problems. Also like people, some horses can be stoic in the face of major dental pain while a minor dental issue may compromise the performance of a more sensitive horse. This is why horses need regular exams to maximize their dental health. Foals ...

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  • Degenerative Problems

    Degenerative disorders are conditions that worsen over time. Some can be improved, or at least slowed, if caught early on. Here are a few common degenerative conditions that horses may face. Myelopathy Myelopathy is also called wobbler syndrome because of the affected horse’s unstable gait. This ...

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  • Cushing's Disease (PPID)

    Cushing’s disease (also known as pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction, or PPID) is the most common disease affecting the endocrine system of horses. This group of glands produces hormones that help keep the body in balance. With Cushing’s disease, an imbalance of these hormones causes several symptoms, ...

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  • Cryptochidism

    Cryptorchidism is a condition in which one or both testicles fail to descend into the scrotum. This is the most common problem affecting the sexual development of male horses. If both of the testicles remain in the abdomen, the horse will be sterile. Horses with an undescended testicle are sometimes ...

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  • Congential Defects and Disorders

    Horses with congenital disorders are born with physical or physiological abnormalities. These may be readily apparent, or may be diagnosed as the foal matures. Unfortunately, the list of possible congenital deformities is long. These anomalies may affect the heart, ears, eyes or skin. The autoimmune, ...

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  • Caring for Your Horse

    Horse owners form a special bond with their horses, but this close connection comes with the responsibility of caring for your equine companion throughout its life. This means taking care of your horse every day throughout the year, come rain or shine. If you do this well, your horse can live up to ...

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  • Cancer in Horses

    While cancer is not as prevalent in horses as it is in humans, horses do get several types of this disease. Here are a few of the common types of cancer that a horse might develop. Melanoma Gray horses over the age of 15 are the likeliest candidates to get melanoma. Melanoma tumors originate from cells ...

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  • Bucked Shins

    Bucked shins is the common name for very small fractures on the front part (periosteum) of a horse’s cannon bones. These bones are on the lower part of the leg, and run between the knee and the fetlock joint below. Symptoms of Bucked Shins Bucked shins are more common in 2- to 3-year-old Thoroughbreds ...

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  • Breeding

    Breeding horses is a complicated topic, but this quick overview will provide you with enough information to talk with a breeder or your veterinarian about breeding your horse. Role of the Stallion A stallion is a male horse that has not been castrated. The stallion’s role in breeding is to provide ...

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  • Barns to Pastureland

    If you are to get the best from your horse, it is vital that you provide him with a happy, comfortable and safe home environment. This applies whether he is kept in a horse barn or in a field. As a general rule, a particularly fine-coated horse, or one that is in hard work, needs to be stabled during ...

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