Dr. Rachel South, DVM

Rachel South, DVM

Dr. Rachel South is an owner of River Valley Animal Hospital. She graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine with her DVM degree in 2013 and completed her clinical year of the program at Oklahoma State University. Dr. South received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology at Loyola University Maryland. Dr. South is originally from Bel Air, Maryland. While attending Ross University in St. Kitts, West Indies, she met Dr. Trevor South. Upon completion of her DVM degree she moved to Arkansas where Trevor was already practicing.

Upon graduation Dr. South worked in an emergency practice while doing relief work for several day practices in NWA as well. Dr. South genuinely enjoys emergency and critical care medicine, falling in love with the fast-paced specialty while she was a veterinary technician in a busy 24-hour emergency practice in Maryland before attending veterinary school. Dr. South’s other interest include soft tissue surgery and small animal internal medicine.

Dr. Rachel is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Arkansas Veterinary Medical Association as well as the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society.

In her free time, Dr. South enjoys riding her horse JJ, traveling and trout fishing with Dr. Trevor South. She also enjoys spending time with her German Shorthair Pointer named Blake and cat named Riley. Dr. South is eager to provide compassionate veterinary care to the area!

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