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Kathleen S. Engler, DVM, DABVP

Dr. Kathy Engler received her veterinary degree from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 1991.  Following graduation, she worked as a small animal clinician in a progressive general practice in Federal Way, WA for 5 years before joining Banfield in 1996.  Dr. Engler became a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) in 2001 and recertified in 2011.

During her 18 year career with Banfield, she was a practicing clinician and Chief of Staff in the greater Seattle area; Medical Advisor consulting with doctors across the country on on-going cases and reviewing adverse case outcomes, as well as building medical education for the practice; served on the Medical Standards Board;  held the position of Sr. Director of Veterinary Career Development building veterinary on-boarding and development programs; and supported the OR/SW WA market of 14 – 26 hospitals as the Medical Director for 6 years.

Dr. Engler joined Dechra in September 2014 as a field based Professional Services Veterinarian for the West.  Dr. Engler enjoys biking, downhill skiing, and volunteers as a sled dog race vet for the Kuskokwim 300 out of Bethel, Alaska.