Whitney Nelson, DVM, DACVIM is a Native of Washington State. She is originally from Richland, WA and pursued her undergraduate degree in Biology at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Dr. Nelson attended Veterinary School at Washington State University where she graduated with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2008.
After graduation, Dr. Nelson completed a Small Animal Internship at Cornell University. In 2012, Dr. Nelson completed her residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine at Texas A&M. After earning her specialty in Small Animal Internal Medicine, she worked for 2 years at Pieper Memorial Veterinary Center, an emergency and specialty hospital in Connecticut, before returning to Texas A&M to teach as a Clinical Assistant Professor.
Dr. Nelson returned to Spokane and joined PECRC in 2015 and is currently serving as the head of the Internal Medicine Department. She is excited for the future of PECRC in Spokane and is dedicated to adapting to the ever-changing needs of the community. She enjoys all aspects of her challenging cases and loves the relationships she develops with her clients and referring veterinary community.
In her spare time, Dr. Nelson enjoys spending time with her husband Sean, their growing family, and their Labrador, Tillie.