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Michelle Ku
Staff Veterinarian (Small Animals) DVM

Dr. Michelle Ku grew up in Taipei, Taiwan. She received her veterinary degree from Western University of Health Science and was additionally trained at Vet Specialty Hospital during a rigorous small animal rotating internship. Dr. Ku has a special interest in internal medicine and community health. In her free time, she likes to cook and experiment with new recipes. She shares her home with her zookeeper husband, a sweet mutt named Kiki, and a menagerie of reptiles.

On the weekends, Dr. Ku runs a free clinic in Ocean Beach for pets belonging to people experiencing homelessness or near homelessness, serving San Diego's low income community. She is a passionate supporter of the human-animal bond, as well as its benefits towards people's mental health. Dr. Ku hopes to celebrate the human-animal connection by treating both the animals and their owners with care and dignity.


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