Albany Animal Hospital is a 2 doctor practice, locally owned and operated. Meet our team of caring and compassionate doctors below:
DR. KEN FLETCHER graduated from Ursinus college in Pennsylvania in 1970 with a BS in biology. He then hitchhiked to Oregon with his dog. After completing a teaching degree and receiving his Masters in zoology from Portland State University, he acquired a veterinary degree from Oregon State University, graduating in 1992. His work experience includes positions as a teacher, carpenter and aquatic toxicologist. In 1996 he acquired Albany Animal Hospital, that he now owns and operates.
In 2004, Dr. Fletcher was awarded the Animal Welfare Award from the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association for his efforts in treating and finding adoptive homes for over 600 stray animals.
He is a current board member of Safe Haven Humane Society and a former board member of Chintimini Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. When not practicing small animal medicine, Dr. Fletcher enjoys gardening, listening to jazz music and partaking in a variety of outdoor activities.
DR. ERIC GLAZE was raised in Eugene and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Oregon in the year 2000 with a degree in biology. He received his veterinary degree in 2006 from Oregon State University.
His calm demeanor and interest in practicing the most up to date veterinary medicine compliments the hospital's mission statement. He states, "I am excited about being a part of the Albany Animal Hospital team and look forward to the continued growth and expansion of the practice."
In his spare time, Dr. Glaze manages the hospital Facebook page, enjoys tide pooling, amateur astronomy, and exploring the many trails of Oregon.
DR. SARA SPANGLER earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University in 2016. She practiced in her home state of Idaho until she relocated to Oregon. Dr. Spangler’s special interests include dentistry, pain management, the human animal bond, soft tissue surgery, and dermatology. She is thrilled to be a part of the team at Albany Animal Hospital and delighted to build relationships with new patients and clients. Outside of work, Dr. Spangler enjoys traveling, yoga, cooking, and hiking with her dog.