Alexandra Goddard, DVMVeterinary Intern
Alexandra Goddard, DVM, is a Specialty Intern in Veterinary Medicine and Emergency at WestVet Boise, where she has been a part of the team since 2023.
Dr. Goddard attended Oregon State University where she earned, with honors, a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Sciences and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.
Dr. Goddard has a special interest in small animal surgery and physical therapy. Her favorite part of veterinary medicine is improving the quality of life of her patients and enhancing the human-animal bond.
When away from the hospital, she enjoys reading, traveling, and hiking with her husband and Golden Retriever, Rowan.
- Bachelor of Science: Oregon State University
- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine: Oregon State University
Author/co-author in 2 feline behavior papers:
“The Effect of Owner Presence and Scent on Stress Resilience in Cats.” Applied Animal Behaviour Science.
“Attachment bonds between domestic cats and humans.” Current Biology.
- Co-author in 1 virology paper:
- “Evaluation of histone demethylase inhibitor ML324 and acyclovir against Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 infection.” Viruses.