Rachel grew up with a miniature Schnauzer named Josie, who developed several health troubles as she got older. Although Rachel was saddened to see her beloved pet suffer, it inspired her to learn more about animal healthcare so that she could help other pets down the road! Now she helps animals and their owners every day as a Client Service Coordinator here at Golden Valley Animal Hospital.
A native of Minnesota, Rachel began her veterinary career at a local animal clinic before moving on to a large boarding and grooming facility. Although she loved her work at both, she realized she wanted to keep pursuing the medical side of the veterinary field. When she came across a job listing for Golden Valley Animal Hospital, she jumped at the chance to apply.
Rachel lives in Minneapolis with her boyfriend Matt, their two dogs Nymeria and Ghost, and three cats named Pepper, Marci, and Tiny Cat.
In her free time, Rachel is an avid food, music, and movie connoisseur. She’s also passionate about writing, and has won writing competitions in many categories. Rachel has even had poetry and short stories published in magazines and newspapers!