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Dustin Schmid, Veterinary Specialist


Dr. Dustin R. Schmid grew up in Rancho Palos Verdes, a small town in southern California. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Sciences from the University of Colorado - Boulder. He earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Kansas State University. He subsequently completed a rotating internship and residency in emergency and critical care in southern California. Dr. Schmid is board-certified in small animal emergency and critical care by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. He has published multiple scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and has co-authored a chapter in a critical care textbook. His professional interests are treating shock, sepsis, and mechanical ventilation.

Outside of the hospital Dr. Schmid remain active by playing soccer, hockey, golf, and snowboarding / skiing. He is an avid traveler and has visited 40+ countries on 6 continents. Dr. Schmid has 2 cats, Yota (named after he found him in the engine of his Toyota) and Buffalo (after the Colorado Buffaloes).
Dr. Dustin Schmid

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