Dr. Lauren L. Acton
Dr. Lauren L. Acton completed her
veterinary degree at Washington State University in 1988.
Dr. Acton serves as a board member on the Oregon Veterinary
Medical Examining Board. She is an active member of the
American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners
(AASRP), the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association, and the
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
Dr. Acton raises purebred dairy goats, and maintains an
internationally acclaimed herd of Saanens, Alpines, and
LaManchas. Dr. Acton spends much of her summers travelling
to shows across the country, and has been recognized with
two National Champions. She is a licensed judge, and in
addition to judging U.S. National and regional shows, she
has travelled to Brazil, Latvia, England and Canada to judge
In her spare time, Dr. Acton enjoys outdoor recreation,
especially hiking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing.
Her favorite pastime is photographing waterfalls with her