Hoffman Veterinary Clinic

Hoffman Veterinary Clinic is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Salem, OR. The professional and courteous staff at Hoffman Veterinary Clinic seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Hoffman Veterinary Clinic strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Salem, OR and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find out more information about how Hoffman Veterinary Clinic can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.

  • Mon: 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Tue-Thu: 7:30am - 5:30pm
  • Fri: 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Aftr Hrs ER, Salem Vet. E.C.: (503) 588-8082
  • Dr. Robert Shimek

    Dr. Shimek was raised in Eastern Washington on a cattle, sheep and wheat farm.  He came to Salem in 1990, where he bought the practice from Dr. Jim Hoffman.  He raised his family in Salem and has enjoyed the many lasting relationships that practicing veterinary medicine has provided.  He is a graduate of Washington State Universiy and avid Blazer's fan. 
  • Dr. Emily Johnson


    Dr. Johnson graduated from UC Davis Veterinary School in 2002 and has been practicing in Salem ever since. She arrived at Hoffman Veterinary Clinic in June 2014.  Dr. Johnson lives outside of town with her family, including 3 dogs, 2 cats, 10 chickens and 2 geese. When not at work, she enjoys her kids, gardening, running, hiking, knitting and going to Portland Timbers games.       

  • Sheri


    Sheri has been a member of the Hoffman Veterinary Clinic staff for 28 years. Sheri is not only a dedicated, hard working receptionist, but she also provides valuable, caring advice and information to our clients.  Sheri enjoys travel, collecting old pottery & glass. She loves her dog, Bobbie and her cat, Minto.
  • Melody

    Surgery and Veterinary Technician
    Melody has been a member of the  Hoffman Veterinary Clinic staff for 24 years. With her quiet and kind dispostion Melody provides a calm, loving environment for pets recovering from surgery and illness. She enjoys her grandchildren and that keeps her busy!!
  • Sue

    Receptionist and Veterinary Technician
    Sue has been a member of the Hoffman Veterinary Clinic staff for 13 years. Her warm smile, welcoming words, and helpful attitude have made her a valuable addtion to the Hoffman staff. Sue is high energy, and loves people!! She enjoys dog shows, hiking & camping. She has 3 dogs and 3 cats which she loves!!

  • Donna

    Veterinary Technician

    Donna has been a vet tech for 26 years. She has worked for Hoffman Veterinary Clinic for 4 years. She is high energy, & has a great sense of humor!! She does a little bit of everything at Hoffman!! She enjoys reading, European travel, loves her Mini Cooper, fencing, computers & adores her 3 dogs.

  • Kim

     Certified Veterinary Technician              

    Kim graduated from high school in 87. She obtained a degree in biology in 90 but wildlife biologist was not her desire. She decided to go to tech school and became a certified technician in 93. She has been a technician ever since and loves it!! She joined Hoffman Vet on April fools day and we have laughed with her ever since!! Kim has been a great part of our team. She does pet sitting, dune buggie riding, & camping. She has 2 dogs and 3 cats. She is a valuable member!!!

  • Tori

    Veterinary Technician

    Tori has been working at Hoffman Vet Clinic since 2013. She has 2 cats, KitKat and Mason. She has a German Shepard named Sarah Kerrigan, who gets her name from a video game called StarCraft, & 2 leopard geckos. Tori has a variety of interests such has hiking, canoeing & camping. She is a talented cartoonist and an avid gamer. Her favorite video games are Dragon Aye and StarCraft. We are lucky to have her on our team!!