Dr. Rachel was born and raised in Michigan, and is a 2018 graduate from Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, Dr. Rachel completed a small animal medicine and surgery rotating internship in Chicago before relocating to the Twin Cities where she completed an internship in wildlife rehabilitation medicine. Afterwards, she practiced small animal medicine in the Twin Cities prior to starting at Mission Animal Hospital. In veterinary medicine, her passions are preventive medicine in order to keep pets a happy and healthy member of the family for as long as possible, and she loves working with wildlife. On her days off, you can find Dr. Rachel hiking and exploring new areas, camping, and sight-seeing.