Our Doctors

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Bruce Welch, DVM, CCRT

Partner

Dr. Welch was born and raised on a small farm in Stephens City, Virginia. In 1998 Dr. Welch, and business partner Dr. Brian Cather, opened Animal Medical Center of Frederick County in Stephens City, Virginia.
Education: DVM, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, 1992; BS Animal Science (minors: Biology & Chemistry), Virginia Tech, 1988
Certifications & special training: Various, not limited to: TPLO, TTA, Fracture Management (Basic and Advanced), and BioMetrics. Canine Rehabilitation Therapy course at Canine Rehabilitation Institute.
Professional interests: Surgery (laser, endoscopic, soft-tissue and orthopedics), dentistry, and wellness care.
Leisure interests: Dr. Welch enjoys farming, biking, woodworking, collecting antique vehicles, and scuba diving, all with the company of his wife and three children. Of course, he enjoys time with his 3 furry companions (1 dog, 2 cats).

Brian Cather, DVM

Partner

Dr. Cather was born and raised in Frederick County, Virginia. In July of 1998 Dr. Cather, and business partner Dr. Bruce Welch, opened Animal Medical Center of Frederick County in Stephens City, Virginia.
Education: DVM, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, 1992; BS Animal Science, Virginia Tech, 1989
Certifications & special training: Various, not limited to: TPLO, TTA, and Fracture Management (Basic and Advanced)
Professional interests: Internal medicine, ultrasound, and general orthopedic surgery.
Leisure interests: Dr. Cather enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family and menagerie of pets.

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