Dr. Ulbrich earned his undergraduate degree at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York and his veterinary degree at The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. In 1994, he became a Certified Veterinary Homeopath, and in 2005 he received Certification as a Veterinary Chiropractor through the The Healing Oasis Wellness Center. Dr. Ulbrich can address any health problem using a variety of modalities and has enjoyed a great deal of success using homeopathy to treat cancer and even behavioral problems.He is also available to consult by telephone with pet guardians and their local veterinarians throughout the country, and internationally, when a more holistic approach is desired.
Dr. Ulbrich lives in SW Portland with his wife, two sons, two cats and the one and only Hannah Banana. He lists some of his most interesting past employment experiences as being the Curator of Animals at the Aqua Circus of Cape Cod and volunteering to treat oiled seabirds in Washington state after the sinking of the Tenyo Maru. In his free time, he enjoys sailing, hiking, camping, dancing, SCUBA diving, and river rafting.
Keith Weingardt DVM, CVA
Dr. Weingardt is a holistic veterinarian who has extensive experience incorporating the best of all worlds into finding a treatment plan that provides optimal health for his patients and their families. Dr. Weingardt has a unique ability to connect with the animal and their people so that compassion and empathy provide a framework for the path to health. You can read more about Dr. Weingardt at http://www.ahapdx.com/about/dr-keith-weingardt-bio/
Dr. Keith Weingardt
Dr. Ann Swarz
Ann Swarz DVM
Dr. Ann Swartz grew up on the East Coast and is a US Army veteran. Migrating to Oregon in 1979, she earned degrees in Animal Science and Microbiology from Oregon State University in 1984 and a DVM from OSU in 1988. Throughout her training as a veterinary student, Dr. Swartz worked in clinics in Oregon and Alaska, including the Oregon State University Sheep Barn and other private lambing operations. Adding to her varied experience, Dr. Swartz had the exciting opportunity to volunteer on the Iditarod. Additionally, she has experience vetting and participating in Endurance Rides and in Ride and Ties. Following a year dedicated to primarily equine practice in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Dr. Swartz settled in Oregon. Dr Swartz has practiced in a mixed animal, mobile capacity since 1988.
Dr. Swartz keeps current in her field through membership in professional organizations, often holding leadership positions. She is a current member of the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy (board member and past president), American Veterinary Medical Association (serving on the Council on Veterinary Services 2014-2017), Oregon Veterinary Medical Association, American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (AVH liaison and Secretary), Veterinary Botanical Medical Association, American Endurance Ride Conference (certified judge), Rogue Valley Veterinary Medical Association (President 2014) and the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners.
In her free time, Dr Swartz enjoys bothering her adult children, hiking and camping, vetting endurance rides, reading and learning more about homeopathy. She also volunteers locally, with 4H and FFA groups, and as part of a high school mentor program. She actively volunteers at the Jackson County Animal Shelter and at Sanctuary One in Oregon.
Mari grew up in Iowa and moved to Southern California to major in Still Photography, then relocated to Portland. She worked in hospitals (Neonatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Graduate Medical Education, Psychiatric Liaison Service, and Medical Transcription). She is also a freelance editor.
Besides her love for animals and photography, Mari is an avid gardener, having removed all the grass from her backyard over many years and replacing it with raised beds, rock gardens and pathways. Her garden grows year-round with many kinds of vegetables, with her favorite being tomato plants (growing at least 15 each year) and then cans, makes sauce to freeze, and shares lots with friends.
Mari has taken her cats to Dr. Ulbrich for 19 years, after becoming dissatisfied with traditional medical care. LePaws, Precious, Ebony, Little Mari and Fuzzy currently “let” her live with them.
Eve grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada and moved to Portland with her beautiful black cat, Freya, in 2005. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2002, and is currently studying Psychology and taking prerequisites for the nursing program at PCC. When she is not busy studying for class, she enjoys volunteering, running, and working in her vegetable garden.
Eve currently shares her home in SW Portland with her four cats, Enki, Freya, Nox, and Rue.
Hannah the Wonderdog
Hannah "Banana" became the official
greeter in our clinic after being
adopted by Dr. Bob. She possesses the amazing balance of friendliness,
compassion, and respect that makes a true clinic critter!! Hannah has
been known to put both clients and patients at ease in the clinic
setting, volunteering herself freely as an unofficial therapy dog of
sorts. In her free time, Hannah lives for food and fetch!!