Dr. Kathryn Touran has cared for companion and exotic animals at Garden Valley Veterinary Hospital as a general practitioner since 2010. Dr. Touran, a native of Petoskey, Michigan, attended the University of Washington in Seattle. In addition to competing at the national level with their Division I Track and Cross Country teams, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology. She continued her education at Ross University of Veterinary Medicine, and Colorado State University-College of Veterinary Medicine and Biological Sciences, where she earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in January, 2009. Prior to becoming a member of the Garden Valley Veterinary Hospital team, Dr. Touran worked as a high-intensity ER veterinarian. Dr. Touran’s professional interests include dentistry, soft-tissue and orthopedic surgery, internal medicine in all species, emergency medicine, and preventative pain therapy.
Dr. Touran’s personal interests include: running, riding her horses, surfing, sailing, skiing, travel, being in the mountains and any other outdoor activity. Dr. Touran is an active member of the Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Department. She shares her home with her husband and their menagerie of pets, including dogs, cats, horses, parrots, and chickens.