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Phoenix Veterinary Center is a small animal veterinary facility established in 03/2015.  This a single DVM practice and we are proud of our progressive medical and surgical philosophy and high level of client service.  We are affiliated and collaborate with 2 other local veterinary facilities (University Animal Hospital - Tempe, AZ and Laveen Veterinary Center Laveen, AZ) to provide a broad spectrum of knowledge and over 150 cumulative years of DVM experience.  Our practice offers clients digital radiography and digital dental radiography, state of the art anesthetic machines and anesthesia monitoring, a beautiful surgical suite in addition to our passion for diligent preventative care. We have a close community, a practice culture of exceptional medical care, client services and a team environment. 

 Dr. Emily Baldwin

Dr. Emily Baldwin grew up in Gillette, Wyoming, where she discovered that she wanted to be a veterinarian at a very young age. She attended Iowa State University for undergrad and graduated from Colorado State University with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. 

Dr. Baldwin moved to Phoenix from Colorado Springs, CO where her husband was stationed with the US Army and where she spent her first three years practicing at a small animal hospital. From Colorado, the Baldwins brought with them their two rescue golden retrievers, Shadow and Ely, and Wilbur the Wildcat, an orange and white tabby. 

Emily is passionate about preventative care including dentistry, and has particular interests in soft tissue surgery, oncology, and internal medicine. In her free time, she loves traveling, singing, hiking, backpacking, cooking, running, yoga, and gardening. You can frequently find the Baldwins curled up on the couch with the dogs after a long day.


  • Iowa State University
  • DVM Colorado State University

Areas of Interest

  • Canine and Feline Dentistry and Oral Surgery
  • Medical and Surgical Oncology
  • Soft Tissue Surgery


  • American Veterinary Medical Association

Rachael Palmatier, CVT

Born and raised in upstate New York, I followed my family to Arizona in December 2009. Needless to say this was a major change in my life that I was unsure if I was able to adapt to. Slowly but surely, the Arizona sun warmed my heart and I met the man who would become my husband in 2011. Having new inspiration to be a better me with support from family and love I decided to pursue my passion to work with animals. I attended Pima Medical Institute obtaining an associates degree in applied veterinary sciences. I then tested and became a certified veterinary technician in early 2014 working in general practices around the Phoenix area since. My peak interests are dental / oral medical care as well as senior/geriatric care for dogs and cats. Currently my fur babies are Davey Jones a 5 year old brindle mixed breed dog and Seymour Krampus a 3 ½ year old grey and white cat.