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Rachel Engard
Veterinarian DVM

What is your education?
I have my DVM from Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine.

How long have you been with VCA Northwest Animal Hospital?
I have been with VCA since July of 2018.

Do you have any pets?
I have a small, feisty dog named Squirtle.

Special interests outside of work?
Cooking, baking, and taking care of my herb garden.

What do you like most about your job?
Helping a loved pet heal and feel better. Educating pet parents so they can make the best choices for their pets.

What are your professional/education/certification goals?
I would like to get a certification in physical therapy.


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