Dr. Katrina Breitreiter received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 2013. After graduation, she worked for the local humane society, providing medical care to homeless pets and supporting trap-neuter-vaccinate-return programs in Austin, Texas. She also partnered with various non-profit organizations to provide low-cost veterinary care for animals in need.
After a year of shelter work, Dr. Breitreiter moved to general practice, ultimately opening South Austin Cat Hospital. Her special interests include feline medicine, animal welfare, and animal behavior. She is an active member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners, Association of Shelter Veterinarians, American Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, and Capital Area Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Breitreiter joined The Paw Project to help improve the welfare of cats nationwide. She strongly believes in humane alternatives to declawing and is actively working to educate cat guardians about those alternatives.