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Andrea Sanchez, DVM
Senior Manager of Operations Support
Vancouver, WA

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Dr. Andrea Sanchez serves as a Senior Manager of Operations Support for Banfield Pet Hospital—in this role, she supports and guides veterinarians, associates and their leaders and coordinates with PetSmart to protect pets from contagious diseases. She has worked in the veterinary medical industry for 19 years and has been a veterinarian in small animal general practice since 2007. Dr. Sanchez also volunteers to provide wellness care to pets in need through preventive care clinics benefiting pets of the homeless and the low-income population. In addition, she leads an annual trip with other Banfield veterinarians and associates to underserved neighborhoods in New Orleans & Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as well as to several locations in Puerto Rico. Through the last four years, these trips have taught empathy for animals and responsible pet ownership to thousands of schoolchildren and have provided essential medical care to over one thousand pets in need. 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 three rescue animals: cats Danny and Felix, and dog Frankie.


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