Veterinarian Owner/Medical Director
Dr. ten Broeke (pronounced “TEN-brook-ee”) was raised in Austin, TX. She received her bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. After a short career in environmental engineering, she earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2002 from the Atlantic Veterinary College in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Dr. ten Broeke worked in both equine and small animal hospitals before purchasing Gladstone Veterinary Clinic in January of 2007. She loves the relationships she develops with her clients and patients at GVC.
Dr. ten Broeke has done veterinary volunteer work in developing countries since 1998, mainly in Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Peru. She serves on the board of a non-profit organization with a focus on training local veterinarians in remote areas of developing countries. Dr. ten Broeke volunteers with Feral Cat Coalition, the Portland Animal Welfare (PAW) Team, is president of the Portland Veterinary Medical Association, and is very involved in a local women’s veterinary group. In her precious spare time, she enjoys biking, snow-boarding, kayaking, photography, travel, hiking, and camping and spending time with her rescued critters. JuneBug is a ridiculously cute basset hound-shar pei mix, and an Ambassador for the hospital. Hammie is a senior black lab with a seizure disorder and a ball obsession. Pido is an orange cat who thinks he’s a dog, and Dunbar is an FIV-positive Maine coon mix who tolerates the chaos at home.