Dr. Rachael Everson received her Bachelor of Science in Animal Science in 2010, and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2014, both from the University of California, Davis. She then completed a rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, with a strong emphasis on emergency and critical care, at the New England Animal Medical Center of Massachusetts. She moved to Virginia and joined the VVERC team in 2015. In addition to emergency and critical care, her professional interests include internal medicine, ultrasound, and feline medicine. Dr Everson is Fear Free Elite Certified. In her free time she enjoys hiking, camping, continuing education, and keeping up with her rescue cats, Gryffin and Wyatt.