Leaders in veterinary dermatology, partners in care!
Our team members love what they do and it shows. Dr. Plant chose veterinary medicine as a career when he was just six years old. He studied dermatology in his second year of veterinary school and he was hooked. You’ll find that all of our team members are dedicated to helping your pet.
Jon D. Plant, DVM, DACVD
Dr. Plant received his B.A. from Reed College and his D.V.M. from Oregon State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. He then completed a residency in veterinary dermatology and started the Animal Dermatology Specialty Clinic in Southern California. He managed the skin problems of household pets, service dogs, animal actors, and pets of Hollywood celebrities for 15 years. Dr. Plant returned to Oregon to join the faculty at Oregon State University, where he lectured and performed research in veterinary dermatology for three years. He is the Dermatology Section Editor of the Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association and has served as the President of the Portland Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Plant organizes the Fall Vet Derm Seminar, an annual continuing education event for area veterinarians.
Dr. Plant and his wife, Kara, live in Lake Oswego with their two children, two dogs (Jake and Jasper) and cat (Trixie). Dr. Plant enjoys traveling, golf, photography, and spending time with his family.
Matthew Carnett, DVM, Dermatology Resident
Dr. Carnett received his B.S. in Biology from Northern Arizona University and DVM from Oregon State University. He served for four years in the United States Army as a veterinarian for military working dogs and family pets, providing care throughout the U.S. and abroad in Afghanistan. After leaving the service in 2014, he worked in private practice for a year in Salem, Oregon. In order to pursue his interest in veterinary dermatology, Dr. Carnett completed a one year dermatology internship at SkinVet Clinic then began a 3-year residency program in July 2016. Dr. Carnett's professional interests are canine and feline atopic dermatitis, autoimmune disease and dermatopathology.
Dr. Carnett lives in Portland with his wife Mallory, son, 2 pugs (Fuji and Booboo) and Persian cat (Mr. Kitters). He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Portland Veterinary Medical Association, American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology and the International Society of Veterinary Dermatopathology.
We understand how a pet’s skin disease can impact their quality of life. At SkinVet Clinic, our mission is to provide dogs and cats with the most advanced skin and ear care available.
The SkinVet Difference
Innovative, cost-effective treatment strategies for atopic dermatitis
Commitment to clinicalresearch andevidence-basedmedicine
Detailed communications with clients and veterinarians
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