Dr. Andrea Sanchez serves as a senior manager of veterinary policies and standards for Banfield Pet Hospital. In this role, she writes and revises procedures that help Banfield maintain quality and coordinates with PetSmart to help protect pets from contagious diseases. She has been a veterinarian in small animal general practice since 2007.
Dr. Sanchez also volunteers to provide wellness care to pets in need through preventive care clinics benefiting pets of homeless and low-income pet owners. She is an active volunteer and serves as a member of the grant-selection committee for the Banfield Better Together Fund, sits on the board of the Portland Animal Welfare (PAW) Team, and has led veterinary teams on annual trips to underserved neighborhoods across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In addition to providing free veterinary care to more than 1,000 pets in need, she and her colleagues have worked to teach empathy for pets and responsible pet ownership to thousands of schoolchildren.
Dr. Sanchez earned her veterinary degree from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine after graduating from Vassar College. She is the proud pet owner of three rescue pets: cats Danny and Felix, and dog Frankie.