Many of the same health problems that affect us, including hearing loss, also affect our pets. Fortunately, most pets adapt very well to the disability with a little help from their owners.View Article
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Dr. Gottwald is a recent graduate of Washington State University. She is primarily interested in equine medicine, surgery, and theriogenology, with special interest in equine sleep deprivation, but is also involved with the medical and surgical care of our small animal patients. Dr. Gottwald is from Olympia Washington and has been riding since the age of six. She rode in open shows and participated in 4-H for ten years. During her attendance at Washington State University for her undergraduate degree in Animal Sciences, she was an active member of the Collegiate Horsemen's Association. She also participated in research projects about Babesia bovis, equi, and caballi which are tick born diseases that impact equine and bovine health. During veterinary school, Dr. Gottwald was also an active member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the American Association of Rehabilitation Veterinarians, the WSU Radiology Club, and the WSU Colic Team. After her internship, she plans to continue on on to complete an equine medicine residency or may go into private practice. Dr. Gottwald joined us for our externship program as well, and is now welcomed back as a valuable asset to our thriving practice!