Palm Springs 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.

  • W. Douglas Kunz

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Colorado State University
    Graduate School: Brigham Young University

    Dr. Douglas Kunz was born in rural Southeastern Idaho. His summers were spent on the family ranch near Victor, Idaho. It was during those summers that he developed a love of animals and a desire

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  • Mindy Byers

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of California, Davis

    Veterinary medicine is a family affair for Dr. Mindy Byers. Dr Byers' identical twin sister is a veterinarian, as is her husband, Dr. Roland Burbank. In addition, her brother-in-law, Rich Rauh, is ...
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  • Gail Cutler

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Michigan State University
    Graduate School: Michigan State University

    Gail Cutler is a Los Angeles native who spent 20 years enjoying the Michigan seasons. She graduated from Michigan State University with both a Masters in Agricultural Economics and a doctorate in

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  • Therese Dieringer

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Minnesota
    Graduate School: Texas A&M Univ. - Residency Trained

    Dr. Dieringer is a 1986 graduate of the University of Minnesota Veterinary School. Following graduation she completed a 3-year small animal internal medicine residency at Texas A & M University.
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  • Alison Koodrich

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ohio State University

    Dr. Koodrich grew up in Southern California and pursued her undergraduate training at the University of California at Santa Barbara. She received her veterinary degree from the Ohio State University, ...
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  • Pat Long

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Purdue University

    Dr. Long is a native of the Coachella Valley. She grew up and has resided in the High Desert area since 1962. Dr. Long graduated from Yucca Valley High School.
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  • Randy H. Turek

    Associate Veterinarian
    Board Certification: DACVPM
    Veterinary School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Graduate School: American Military University, Manassas VA

    Dr. Turek has been with the Animal Medical Hospital since 2004. A retired U.S. Army Officer with over 26 years service, Dr. Turek commanded Veterinary Units in Japan, Belgium, Netherlands, and Turkey. ...
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  • Brittany Yates

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Western University of Health Sciences
    Graduate School: Western University of Health Sciences

    Veterinary School: Western University of Health Sciences
    Graduate School: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona


    Dr. Brittany Yates is a southern California native

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