Dr. Venable is Board Certified as a medical oncologist from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Dr. Venable has always been surrounded by animals growing up on a farm in the Midwest. She obtained her veterinary degree from the University of Missouri and graduated cum laude. After veterinary school, Dr. Venable pursued further training as a small animal intern at the University of Georgia.  She then completed her 3 year medical oncology residency at the world renowned Colorado State Flint Animal Cancer Center. During her residency, she achieved a master’s degree and studied new cancer therapies and clinical trials. She continues to be involved in clinical trials and offers new cutting edge therapies to her patients. Dr. Venable has authored numerous publications and has been an invited speaker on local and national levels. Her oncology philosophy is one of a team-based approach with the family and referring veterinarian for compassionate, individualized care and optimal quality of life for cancer patients and their families. She works at our Scottsdale location on Mondays & Tuesdays and our Glendale location on Wednesdays & Thursdays.

Rachel enjoys the outdoors and being on the trail with her wonderful husband, Grant and their young daughter. They have a Saint Bernard named London who is also a fan of the outdoors especially on cool mornings. It is important to them to be active in their local community and abroad as Grant works for a non-profit building schools in the developing world. Together they go on projects all over the globe with Be The Change Volunteers.

Veterinary Specialties