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Dr. Jennifer Coates, DVM
Dr. Jennifer Coats, DVM was Valedictorian of her graduating class at the VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. She has practiced in Virginia, Wyoming, and Colorado and has authored numerous articles and books, including the Dictionary of Veterinary Terms, Vet-Speak Deciphered for the Non-Veterinarian. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with her husband, children, and her dog and cat (Apollo and Minerva).
Dr. Addie Reinhard, DVM
Dr. Addie Reinhard, DVM is an experienced companion animal veterinarian who is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. She currently practices in the central Kentucky region.
Dr. Amanda Jondle, DVM
Dr. Amanda Jondle, DVM practices small animal medicine, surgery, and integrative medicine. She is a graduate of Iowa State University Veterinary School.
Dr. Chyrle Bonk, DVM
Dr. Chyrle Bonk, DVM has been practicing veterinary medicine for over a decade and currently works as a mixed animal veterinarian in rural Idaho. She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Oregon State University.
Dr. Erica Tramuta-Drobnis, DVM
Dr. Erica Tramuta-Drobnis, VMD, MPH, CPH is a freelance writer, veterinarian, and public health professional. She received her VMD in 2005 from the University of Pennsylvania. Her veterinary clinical experiences, spanning over 16 years, include a keen interest in such topics as veterinary nutrition, pain management and prevention, and infectious/zoonotic diseases. Dr. Tramuta-Drobnis currently works in veterinary emergency & critical care.
Dr. Suzanne Harrington, DVM
Dr. Suzanne Harrington, DVM is a small animal practitioner who has worked both in small animal general practice and shelter medicine. She received her Doctorate at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine where she was a member of the Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society. She has completed externships with the ASPCA Humane Alliance Program, Tree House Humane Society, and Greenville County Animal Care Shelter. In 2018, Dr. Harrington was a AVMF & Merck Veterinary Student Innovation Award recipient for her educational Instagram account Ready.Vet.Go.
Dr. Melody Aitchison-Steed, DVM
Dr. Melody Aitchison-Steed, DVM graduated with her doctor of veterinary medicine degree from the University of California at Davis in 2005. Following graduation, she completed a 1-year rotating internship in smallanimal medicine and emergency care. After completing her internship, Dr.Aitchison-Steed has practiced small animal general medicine in Southern California. When she’s not practicing medicine, she is usually with her family (a husband and two sweet daughters, two dogs, and a cat!) enjoying the outdoors by hiking and camping, reading, or attending the kids’ sports events.
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