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Kate Behnke, Staff Veterinarian


Emergency Critical Care Department

Dr. Kate Behnke, originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, attended Tulane University, where she studied Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Upon graduation, she attended veterinary school at Ross University, and she also spent her clinical year at Auburn University, graduating with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. 

After completing an internship, she began working as an Emergency Veterinarian. Before joining our team at VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center, she worked at VCA Orange County Veterinary Specialists in Southern CA. Her professional interests include working with nervous cats and dogs, trying to minimize their stress at the hospital. 

In her spare time, Dr. Behnke enjoys traveling, hiking, spending time with family, and exploring her city through food and performing arts.

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