Karen Von Dollen, DVM
Karen Von Dollen, DVM (CHF Grant 02281-E)
Residency Coordinator: Scott Bailey, DVM, MS; North Carolina State University
Born and raised in Santa Barbara, California, Dr. Karen Von Dollen has known she wanted to be a veterinarian from an early age and spent her childhood participating in 4-H. Dr. Von Dollen attended Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania, where she majored in chemistry with minors in mathematics and biology and was a member of the varsity lacrosse team. She returned to California to earn her DVM degree from the University of California - Davis. Following graduation, she completed internships at Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center in Los Olivos, California and Goulburn Valley Equine Hospital in Victoria, Australia. Her family maintains a small herd of Nubian dairy goats in California, which helped form the foundation for Dr. Von Dollen's veterinary aspirations. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling to visit friends, and relaxing with her beloved corgi “Nora”.
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