Rachael Figueroa
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Dr. Rachael Figueroa


Professional information

  • Veterinarian, DVM
About Vet

Dr. Figueroa is a recent graduate of the Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in Grafton, Massachusetts. Following graduation, she completed a one year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego, followed by a specialized internship in zoological medicine at Colorado State University. She enjoys working with all creatures great and small and is currently completing a zoological medicine residency at the University of Tennessee. Special interests include pain management, internal medicine, and end of life/compassionate care of domestic and non-domestic animals.

When not working she can be found baking, reading, bike riding, or most often just hanging out with her 12 year-old domestic shorthair cat named Cat.

  • Knoxville, TN, US
Spoken languages
  • English
Species treated
  • Dogs (Canine)
  • Reptiles & Amphibians
  • Birds (Avian)
  • Small Mammals
  • Cats (Feline)
  • Other Exotics
Areas of interest
  • End of life/Hospice care
  • Nutrition
  • Preventive
  • Anesthesia
  • Animal Welfare
  • Endocrinology
  • Emergency
  • Neurology
  • Tennessee, US
  • Consult on diet, nutrition & exercise
  • Consult on general health & wellness
  • Consult on behavioral issues
  • Navigating nutrition from the new baby to the senior pet
  • Optimizing your new puppy or kitten experience
  • Tips and tricks on pet grooming techniques
  • Pet training, house training and litter box training