Melissa Wash, DVM, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Mississippi State University


Dr. Melissa wash was born and raised in the Poconos region of Pennsylvania.  She obtained her BS in Animal Sciences and biotechnology from Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, PA in 2001. Afterward she worked in the pharmaceutical industry outside of Philadelphia then went to the University of New Orleans where she pursued graduate courses in biology.  It was in New Orleans she decided to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a veterinarian. She graduated from Mississippi State Veterinary College in 2012 as a Giles Scholar then completed an internship at a VCA Specialty/Referral center outside of Washington DC.

Dr. Wash moved to RI to join the VCA Povar family and to be closer to her family in MA.  She has a passion for internal medicine, pain management, reproductive and pediatric care.  Outside veterinary medicine, she enjoys horseback riding, reading , cooking and traveling.  her passion for traveling enabled her to study in Australia and South America during her undergraduate career studying.  She plans to one day tour Europe.