Dr. Shelley Breadner


Shelley Breadner has faithfully served her patients as a veterinarian since 1983. She has learned every being, human and animal, has a reason for being here, and she is grateful for the opportunity to support them when they are in need.

Shelley’s philosophy has always been to provide care, all the while minimizing stress and anxiety in her patients. This is now recognized in the profession as “Fear Free” veterinary practice, and our practice has taken the initiative to become accredited in this designation. Shelley extends this further by extending this philosophy  to the pets’ guardians, as well as to the employees at Breadner Veterinary Services.

Shelley’s medical interests extend across a wide range of topics. For many years she practiced equine medicine alongside small animal medicine and surgery. Currently under her guidance, the practice attends to dogs, cats, small mammals, birds and exotic pets such as reptiles and amphibians.  Even the little wall lizards in the gardens receive admiration and shelter under the care of the Breadner Veterinary team.

Beyond veterinary medicine, Shelley holds a keen interest for the wilderness, with involvement in hiking and back country camping. She has undertaken Agility with her little Blue Heeler, Tidge. Their goal is to find Grace on the course. “Slow is smooth, and smooth is fast!”

Shelley has also become well known for her artistry. Several of her art pieces bestow the walls at Breadner Veterinary Services. Friends also await her stories and cluster of photos that follow her many adventures into the wilds.