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The Companion Pet Care Team

Meet the veterinarian and team of Companion Pet Care! We are pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

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Your Veterinarian in Forest Grove.

Our philosophy at Companion Pet Care is to provide the highest possible level of veterinary care. We pride ourselves on our warm, welcoming environment and our friendly and knowledgeable staff. We look forward to meeting you, and we hope you will take the time to scroll down and get to know us.

Dr. Michele Bartholomew

Dr. Michele Bartholomew


Meet Dr. Bartholomew

Dr. Bartholomew is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with Companion Pet Care who had attended Washington State University. She has been practicing for 29 years and prides herself in being a part of the community she proudly serves. She believes it is an honor to help her clients give their pets long and healthy lives. Dr. Bartholomew enjoys spending time with her family friends, reading, walking at the Fernhill Wetlands, working in her garden, and worshipping with her Wapato Valley Church Family. She also loves to travel!

Dr. Michele Bartholomew


Office Manager

Meet Katia

Katia is Companion Pet Care’s office manager and has been practicing veterinary medicine for 5 and a half years now. After attending Portland Community College, Katia found herself proud of being able to connect with her amazing clients while also building invaluable relationships. She loves getting to know her patients and recognizing the center’s furry friends as they walk through the door! Katia loves to travel and visit new places/cultures. Additionally, she also enjoys spending time with her high school sweetheart and her chocolate lab, Lewis.

Dr. Michele Bartholomew


Assistant Manager/Veterinary Assistant

Meet Alex

Alex is an assistant manager and veterinary assistant with Companion Pet Care after attending Gaston High School. After 5 years of practicing veterinary medicine, Alex takes pride in his wonderful communication skills to act as a friendly and knowledgeable source of information for his clients and their pets. Alex enjoys spending time out in the wilderness with family and friends.

Lilly Mejia


Veterinary Technician

Meet Lilly

Lillyana is a veterinary technician with Companion Pet Care and has been practicing for 6 years. She previously attended Pacific University before moving on to currently attend Portland State University. Lillyana always strives to do her best work to ensure your pet has an amazing experience whenever they come in for a visit, whether that means extra treats or snuggles! Lillyana spends most of her time adventuring with her French bulldog, Ophelia. Together, they like to fish, hike, and foster animals of all species!

Kieranna Bartholomew


Veterinary Technician

Meet Kieranna

Kieranna is one of Companion Pet Care’s talented veterinary technicians who has attended Portland Community College (PCC) and has been practicing for 5 years. She takes pride in giving patients quality care while also keeping the client’s needs in mind. Kieranna has always had a profound love for all animals, so being able to take care of and love so many at once brings her great joy. In her spare time, she enjoys painting, being out in nature, and spending time with friends/family.

Dr. Michele Bartholomew


Client Care Representative

Meet Mandy

Mandy is one of Companion Pet Care’s client service representatives and has been practicing for over a year! She previously attended Portland Community College who now prides herself in working reception at Companion because she is equally passionate about animals and people. She finds that it makes her work rewarding, knowing she can build relationships with both clients and pets alike. She enjoys making her client’s time at the clinic as cheerful and smooth as possible. When she is not at work, Mandy can be found curling up with a good book, painting, or going on adventures with her pup, Moona! Together, they like longboarding, beach trips, and running around the dog park.

Ezmerdalda Gonzalez


Client Care Representative

Meet Ezmeralda

Esmeralda is a client care representative with Companion Pet Care and previously attended Glenco High School. After practicing veterinary medicine for 2 years, she found herself always more than happy to help out with her furry patients – especially with Spanish-speaking clients! You can find Esmeralda exploring the outdoors, spending time with her family & friends, playing Pokemon Go, or getting bubble tea in her free time.

Emily Montecalvo


Client Care Representative/Vet Assistant

Meet Emily

Emily is a client care representative for Companion Pet Care and has been practicing for a year now. She prides herself in doing her best in creating genuine connections with her clients and their pets. In her spare time, Emily loves to be with her two Australian shepherds, Finn and Oakley. She enjoys reading, watching Grey’s Anatomy and Vampire Diaries, or being with friends and family!

Dr. Michele Bartholomew


Client Care Representative

Meet Kirsten

Kirsten is a client care representative with Companion Pet Care who previously attend Portland Community College. She has been practicing vet-med for about a year and prides herself on making sure everyone feels welcome! She also has a great memory, so she loves recognizing every face that comes into the center. She enjoys going on road trips, traveling, or spending time with her family, fiance, and in-laws in her free time.

Amber Becker


Veterinary Assistant

Meet Amber

Amber is a veterinary assistant with Companion Pet Care who has been practicing for 3 years! She previously attending Portland Community College and takes pride in being able to help people with their pets. Amber has always been a lover of animals and now has the ability to care for them in a profound way. Her daily work is extremely rewarding. In her free time, she is usually found outdoors, with her friends, or at home!

Majenta Fletcher


Veterinary Assistant

Meet Majenta

Majenta is a veterinary assistant with the Companion Pet Care family! She has been practicing for almost 3 years and previously attended Portland Community College. Majenta loves getting to know her patients and their owners while helping their fur-babies get the treatment/medicine they need. She has always been there for her clients whenever they needed her. Majenta enjoys spending time with the people she loves, camping, binge-watching TV shows, and snuggling with her pup, Star Dough, in her free time.

Dr. Michele Bartholomew



Meet Valerie

Aloha! My name is Valerie and I am a receptionist here at Companion Pet Care. I am from the beautiful state of Hawaii, but currently reside in Oregon. I am a full-time business student at Pacific University. I have two adorable dogs named Nani and Nainoa, and two energetic cats named Oliver and Chloe. In my spare time, I love traveling and spending time at the beach with my family and friends. I am excited to see your friendly faces and can’t wait to meet all of your furry kiddos!