Dr. Holly Rice received her undergraduate degree from West Virginia University in 2005 and her veterinary degree from Louisiana State University in 2009. She has happily lived in Arizona since 2012. Dr. Rice has primarily worked in private small animal practice but also became adept at high quality/high volume spay and neuter procedures, and was the head of a hospital for several years. Her special interests include preventive medicine, soft tissue surgery, dentistry, dermatology, pain management, nutrition, geriatric/end-of-life care, and compassionate euthanasia. She prides herself on providing personalized individual care to each of her patients, treating each as her own.
Dr. Rice has a soft spot for adopting older dogs and has two English Labradors. Dakota came from a shelter in Las Vegas and Moon from bad conditions in South Korea. She also has a young grey cat named Kyau (her first cat ever!), but she loves all animals. In her free time she enjoys live music shows, working out, cooking, hiking, scuba diving and snorkeling, and traveling.