D R . R A C H E L   C O V I

Practice Owner and DVM, Minneapolis

Dr. Rachel Covi is the Chief of Staff and DVM at our Minneapolis hospital. Dr. Covi’s favorite part of her job is building relationships with clients and continuing to learn new things. Her medical interests include internal medicine and cardiology.

Before working at Vet Partners, Dr. Covi obtained her undergraduate degree in Animal Science from the University of Minnesota. She went on to graduate from the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine, in 2010. After graduation, she has continuously worked in small animal general practice, then joined Vet Partners Pet Hospital in the summer of 2018.

In her free time, she keeps track of two little girls, two cats, a beagle and one husband.

Why did you become a vet?

I chose veterinary medicine because I enjoy helping the human animal bond. Science and problem solving are a passion of mine and I really appreciate the gross, icky cases that most people would shy away from.

Dr. Covi-2

Little Known Talents

Survives trips to the grocery store with two small children

Can successfully execute a multi-course dinner for eight

Information junkie within and outside the veterinary field

Keys to Dr. Covi’s Heart:

Food: Fine dining, cheese, novel animal proteins

Music: 90s hits

Experience: local activities with and without the children

Animal: Leaf Cutter Ants


Ashley: Gray DLH, 2011 model – A client found him as a kitten in an abandoned house. While shy around strangers, he is a very affectionate with those he trusts, including the kids.

Tyler: Tricolor Beagle, 2013 model – Enjoys walks in the park and is an eager kitchen floor clean-up assistant.