A California native, Dr. Nichole Agarwal graduated with her pre-veterinary degree from Cal Poly, Pomona, California. She then went on to complete and obtain her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. She obtained her license at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. She then went on to complete an internship in emergency medicine at the Pet Emergency and Specialty Center in La Mesa, CA and has been practicing small animal medicine for 12 years in southern California. Dr. Agarwal grew up riding horses and comes from a long line of cat “collectors”. She has treated dogs and cats for 12 years and has always had a special interest in feline medicine. She recently joined the team and is very excited to be able to practice in a species-parity environment where cats are not neglected. When not practicing veterinary medicine, Dr. Agarwal is very active in her community. She organizes and chairs a large breast cancer fundraiser in downtown Riverside. She is also a mom of 2 children and 3 furry friends, a celebrity fat cat named Biggie and two dogs named Dixie and Reyna.