Dr. Caitlin Snyder was born and raised in Rhode Island. After double majoring in Biology and Animal Sciences at the University of Rhode Island, she attended Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation in 2010, Dr. Snyder completed an internship in Massachusetts, and then worked for one year as an emergency veterinarian at a 24-hour clinic in Michigan. She moved to California in the summer of 2012 and joined IVS this fall.

Dr. Snyder enjoys emergency surgery, caring for critical cases, and internal medicine. She has a Dutch Shepherd named Pepper who was one of the first laparoscopic spay and gastropexies at IVS. Dr. Snyder and Pepper enjoy hiking, agility, personal protection, and rally obedience classes.

When Dr. Snyder is not practicing veterinary medicine, she enjoys spending time with Pepper, her Marine husband, Eric, and going to Crossfit classes.