Sara Vachher, Veterinary Specialist


Emergency/Critical Care

BSc: McGill University, Quebec, 1999
DVM: Atlantic Veterinary College, PEI, 2004
Internship: Affiliated Animal Care, Chesapeake VA, 2004-5
Residency: VCA Veterinary Referral Associates, Gaithersburg MD, 2005-8
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Special Interests/Expertise: Shock, fluid therapy and transfusion medicine, toxicities, pain management and intensive management of the critical patient.

Pets: Damien, an affectionate and hungry buff cat who runs the house, and Max, also a buff cat and a bit younger, known as Mr. Nice Guy.

Personal Facts: Sara was born and raised in Eastern Canada. She moved to the U.S. in 2004 and has settled in Northern Virginia with her husband, Mark. She enjoys traveling, hiking, yoga, exploring D.C. and sampling its many restaurants, and spending time with her family and friends.

Member of the VCA Southpaws Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Center team since May 2011.

Sara Vachher

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