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Patricia Ziegler
Staff Veterinarian DVM
Dr. Ziegler grew up in Madison, Kansas—a small rural town in the heart of the Flint Hills. She attended college at Kansas State University and received her degree in veterinary medicine in 1989. After practicing in Illinois for 2 ½ years, she moved to Springfield in 1992 and joined the staff of VCA Parkcrest Veterinary Hospital as an associate veterinarian.

Dr. Ziegler attends continuing education meetings throughout the year to stay current in the field. She is also a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association and the Southwest Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Ziegler's other interests include competitive shooting, photography, hiking, reading and crafts.


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