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Alena Rice
Area Medical Director DVM
Dr. Rice has been VCA Chicago North Animal Hospital's Medical Director since 2017. Dr. Rice grew up in the northwest suburbs of Chicago where, as a child, she enjoyed working with dogs, cats, and horses. She attended college at Illinois Wesleyan University and veterinary school at University of Illinois. She now lives in the city with her two cats, Dotcom and Charlie. Her interests outside of veterinary medicine include reading, traveling, and exploring Chicago.


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