Dr. Ingrid L. Taylor, DVM

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Ingrid L. Taylor is a veterinarian with 16 years of experience in general clinical and emergency practice, public health, and animal welfare advocacy. She currently works as the technical content specialist at the American Animal Hospital Association. She's an award-winning writer whose work has appeared in HuffPost, Sentient Media, the Southwest Review, and others. As a lead content creator at HazAdapt, she creates veterinary content that offers immediate, accessible instructions to people on how to keep their animals safe during disasters and emergencies.


  • 16 years of experience in veterinary medicine
  • Expertise in public health and emergency management
  • Award-winning writer


After graduating from veterinary school, Dr. Taylor began her career in emergency and urgent care practice, where she managed critical and emergent medical cases, traumas, and surgeries. After eight years in clinical practice, she moved on to serve as an Air Force public health officer, where she oversaw infectious disease, rabies prevention, and food safety programs. Dr. Taylor also led the public health disaster response team and served as the assistant director of education and training for her base, and provided medical care to military working dogs.


Dr. Taylor received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Washington State University. She also holds a master's degree in International Studies from the University of Oregon and a Master of Fine Arts degree in fiction and nonfiction creative writing from Pacific University.

Expertise: Veterinary Medicine, Public Health, Animal Welfare, Animal Behavior
Education: Washington State University
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Title: Veterinarian

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