Dr. Rachel Packard


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Dr. Packard joined DePorre Veterinary Hospital in January 2012. In her veterinary career, her areas of interest include animal behavior and feline medicine. She graduated from Michigan State University Veterinary School in 2010 and her undergraduate studies included arts management and business marketing at Eastern Michigan University.

Dr. Packard obtained her Low Stress Handling Silver Level Certification in 2018. Working with people and animals to strengthen the human-animal bond is one of Dr. Packard’s favorite professional activities. Dr. Packard is also a member of the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association and is a certified Cat Friendly Veterinarian. 

Dr. Packard shares her life with a black Labrador named Astaire, a Golden Retriever named Finn, and a cat named Pinstripe. In her free time, she enjoys tap dancing with Detroit Tap Repertory, practicing yoga, reading, and baking.