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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

Damien, an affectionate and hungry buff cat who runs the house. Max, another (younger) buff cat also 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. Sara also enjoys traveling, hiking, yoga and spending time with family and friends.

Member of the VCA SouthPaws Team Since: May 2011

Sara Vachher

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