VCA Alaska Pet Care Animal Hospital

Anchorage Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Katherine Van Duine, DVM

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Washington State University

    Dr. Kate Van Duine grew up in western Montana but feels most at home in Alaska. She attended UAF in Fairbanks prior to graduating from Washington State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. Dr. ...
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  • Alix Partnow, DVM

    Veterinary Specialist
    Board Certification: DACVIM/Neurology
    Veterinary School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Dr. Partnow was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. She went on to receive her DVM degree from the University of Illinois in 2007. After graduation, she completed a rotating internship at VCA Veterinary ...
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  • Kathryn Moore

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Tufts University

    Dr. Moore is from New Hampshire. She has always loved the outdoors. When she heard a job was availiable in Alaska, she jumped right on the opportunity! Dr. Moore has a golden retriever named Angus. ...
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  • Mandy Seymour, DVM

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ohio State University

    Dr. Mandy Seymour graduated from Ohio State
    University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008
    and complete a specialty internship in small animal
    surgery and internal medicine ...
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.