Joseph Richter, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, Purdue University


We are very excited to welcome Dr. Joseph Richter, our new Medical Director!  Dr. Joe grew up on a dairy farm in Northeast Indiana and graduated from Purdue University in 2002. Following graduation from Veterinary School, he did a Medical and Surgical Internship at Sacramento Animal Medical Group in Sacramento, California  from 2002-2003.  From 2003 until 2014, he practiced at a VCA hospital in Tacoma, Washington, providing general wellness services, emergency & critical care, internal medicine and soft tissue & orthopedic surgery. Dr. Joe is a self-proclaimed "work-a-holic", as he is very dedicated to his profession and loves helping pets. Professionally he enjoys orthopedic surgery and endoscopy. Outside of work, he enjoys fishing, sporting events and being outdoors. He and his fiancé have one 4-legged child: an 18-month old Great Dane named Moses! We are very honored and excited to have Dr. Joe as part of our team!