Dr. Jennifer Coates

DVM


EXPERTISE

Medical and surgical care as well as end-of-life care for small animals.

EDUCATION

DVM, Veterinary Medicine
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, 1995-1998
Bachelor of Science in Biology
(Major in ecology, evolution, and behavior and a minor in environmental sciences) McGill University, 1988-1992

About Dr. Jennifer Coates

Dr. Jennifer Coates was valedictorian of her graduating class at the VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and has practiced in Virginia, Wyoming, and Colorado. She is also the author of numerous articles and books including the Dictionary of Veterinary Terms: Vet-Speak Deciphered for the Non-Veterinarian.

Current Work

– Writer and Editor specializing in content related to veterinary medicine, pets, and the human-animal bond
– Consultant for businesses in the pet care industry
– Can practice as a veterinarian in Colorado and Wyoming

Previous Work

– Veterinarian for 10+ years at various animal hospitals, specializing in medical and surgical care as well as end-of-life care
– Chief of Staff for 1 year at a small animal hospital
– Publications Coordinator at the Animal Welfare Institute

Notable Past and Current Clients

Colorado State University
PennFoster College
Chewy
My Dog’s Symptoms
Healthy Paws Pet Insurance
ManyPets Pet insurance
DVM 360
Wild Earth Dog Food

  • Valedictorian – DVM, Veterinary Medicine, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr. J.E. Salsburg Scholarship in Recognition of Academic Achievement and Leadership 1998-1999
  • Herman F. Dennis Memorial Scholarship for Achievement in Veterinary Medicine 1997-1998
  • John T. Stanley Scholarship for Achievement in Veterinary Medicine 1996-1997
  • Washington Animal Rescue League Scholarship for Highest Academic Achievement in Veterinary Medicine 1995-1996

– American Veterinary Medical Association

Articles by Dr. Jennifer Coates

Husky on Harness

The Best Husky Harness

Home remedies for a cat throwing up food
Home remedies for a cat throwing up bile
What to do when your cat is vomiting blood
Things to do when your cat is throwing up white foam
OTC medicine for cat diarrhea
Home remedies for cat diarrhea

4 Home Remedies for Cat Diarrhea

Adult Goldendoodle with a Goldendoodle puppy

Goldendoodle Growth Chart

Two Great Danes laying side by side outdoors in the sun

Great Dane Growth Chart

Adult Golden Retriever with a Golden Retriever puppy

Golden Retriever Growth Chart

Two Chihuahuas sitting in a box

Chihuahua Growth Chart

Black, yellow, and chocolate labrador retrievers standing side by side

Labrador Growth Chart

Dog lying in a crate on blankets and a dog bed

Dog Crate Size Chart

Dog holding a collar in his mouth

Dog Collar Size Chart

Cat Asleep in Bed

The Best Cat Beds

Cleaning Dog's Ears

The Best Dog Ear Cleaner Solution

Turtle

The Best Turtle Tank Filters

Dog laying on elevated dog bed in the grass

The Best Elevated Dog Beds

Cat coming inside through a cat door

The Best Cat Doors

Husky puppy on scale being weighed
big list of human foods that dogs can and cant eat
Cat eating wet cat food from a dish
Dog food in bowl on wooden background

The Best High Fiber Dog Food

Sick dog with an upset stomach resting on their owner's bed
Closeup of a happy and healthy dog with his tongue out
Closeup of overweight cat's face
Cat suffering from an upset stomach resting in bed
Sick cat with an upset stomach hunched over
Small dog eating out of yellow dog bowl