Melanie Gerard, DVM
Dr. Melanie Gerard graduated from veterinary college with honors in 2001. She worked in private practice and as an instructor at her alma mater, Ohio State University, in the Shelter Medicine Program, later becoming the senior veterinarian in a large humane society in Minneapolis, MN. In 2012, Dr. Gerard started Mission Animal Hospital (still the only charitable non-profit veterinary hospital in Minnesota), providing thousands of animals with medical care. Dr. Gerard moved to the Pacific Northwest in 2015 and with her husband, also a veterinarian, owns two small animal practices in the Seattle area. Dr. Gerard is proud to serve on the board of Seattle Veterinary Outreach as well as the WSVMA's Animal Health Foundation. Dr. Gerard is passionate about animal welfare and focused on continuing her support in a variety of settings.