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Andrea Sanchez, DVM
Medical Director
Portland, OR

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Dr. Andrea Sanchez serves as Banfield Pet Hospital’s medical director of operations support for new hospital openings—in this role, she guides and supports Banfield Associates as they're preparing to serve pets in new neighborhoods. She has worked in veterinary medicine for 16 years, and has been a veterinarian in small animal general practice since 2007. Dr. Sanchez also volunteers to provide preventive care to pets in need through preventive care clinics benefiting pets of the homeless and the low-income population. In 2014, Andrea used her veterinary and Spanish-speaking skills to lead a volunteer trip to Puerto Rico, where a team of ten spent a week providing necessary medical care for more than 400 pets and teaching empathy and responsible pet ownership to 800 school children. Dr. Sanchez earned her veterinary degree from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine after graduating from Vassar College. She is the proud pet owner of four rescue animals: cats Danny, Pablo and Felix, and dog Frankie.


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