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!


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!

Emily Montecalvo


Hospital Manager
Meet Emily
Emily is the Hospital Manager for Companion Pet Care. 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, going to the beach, and spending quality time with friends/family!
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.



Client Care Representative/Vet Assistant

Meet Alexis

Lexi enjoys spending time with her family and friends and of course her furry friend tucker. She loves going outdoors and exploring. Lexi is attending PCC working towards becoming a CVT. She has a huge passion for helping your furry friends and getting to know you along the way!

Dr. Michele Bartholomew


Client Care Representative/
Vet Assistant
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.

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.



Client Care Representative

Meet Baylee
Baylee is a receptionist at Companion Pet Care. She was born and raised in Oregon and attended Portland Community College. In 2017, Baylee attended school in the Netherlands for 6 months. She has a love and passion for animals and people. Baylee feels that it makes work more rewarding, knowing she can build relationships with clients as well as seeing your furry friends! In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends and family, camping and going to the beach, playing with her dog Oakley, doing DIY projects, and exploring the great Northwest.


Client Care Representative

Meet Deangel
Deangel is one of the first radiating smiling faces you’ll meet when visiting our clinic; He strives to connect with every client and animal; he is a lover at heart. Understanding our clients’ needs is his main priority while making sure your pet gets all the love and attention they deserve. “There is a lot to learn and even more animals to love,” he says. Deangel enjoys quality time with family and friends in his free time. Every day is an amazing adventure, and he is grateful for where he’s at and excited about where He’s going. We appreciate what Deangel brings to the clinic!”
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!