Rachael Nelson-Smith
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Dr. Rachael Nelson-Smith


Professional information

Veterinarian, VMD
About Vet

Dr. Nelson-Smith is a small animal veterinarian practicing in Philadelphia, PA. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She then went on to veterinary school at the University of Pennsylvania, after which she completed a specialty internship in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine at a large referral hospital. She is also a Fear Free certified professional. Her interests include internal medicine, emergency medicine, dermatology, and behavior. Outside of work, she enjoys yoga, reading, and cycling. Her favorite thing to do is to spend time with her husband and two pups (Sheldon and Penny)!

Philadelphia , PA , US
Timezone: America/New_York
Spoken languages
  • English
Species treated
  • Cats (Feline)
  • Dogs (Canine)
Areas of interest
  • End of life/Hospice care
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Emergency
  • Cardiology
  • Neurology
  • Nutrition
  • Radiology
  • Pathology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Preventive
  • Soft Tissue
  • Animal Welfare
  • Dentistry
  • Toxicology
  • Orthopedics
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Immunology
  • Anesthesia
  • Oncology
  • Behavior
  • Microbiology
  • Pennsylvania, US
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Prescriptions & diagnosis
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  • Can consult on diet, nutrition & exercise
  • Can consult on general health & wellness
  • Can consult on behavioural issues

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