Joann M. Voss, DVM, DABVP (Canine, Feline)
Dr. Voss graduated from Kansas State University School of
Veterinary Medicine in 1980. Prior to that, she attended Oregon State
University and graduated with honors in Animal Science. She began
veterinary practice in Eugene, Oregon, and founded Westmoreland Animal Hospital
in 1987. Dr. Voss served for many years as an officer of the Lane County
Veterinary Medical Association and on the board of directors of the
Eugene-Springfield Emergency Veterinary Hospital.
In 2008, Dr. Voss completed the rigorous studies and
examinations required to earn Diplomate status in the American Board of
Veterinary Practitioners. ABVP is a specialty board dedicated to
advancing the quality of veterinary medicine through the recognition and
certification of veterinarians who demonstrate excellence in species-oriented
After her four children were grown, Dr. Voss and her husband,
Merle, moved to Bend and joined the staff of Ark Animal Clinic. They completed construction of the larger,
updated, new clinic building in January 2012.
Dr. Voss is one of eight elected regional directors of the
Oregon Veterinary Medical Association, and she serves
on the board of the Central Oregon Veterinary Medical Board of Directors.
In her spare time, Dr. Voss enjoys gardening, hiking, bird
hunting, and fishing. She and her
husband have eight grandchildren, two retired horses, an English Setter,
Sophie, and two German Shorthair Pointers, Jake and Taylor.