Dr. Catherine Duval graduated from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. Dr. Duval is a 1983 graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in Elementary Education. In 1989, Dr. Duval received an Associate's Degree in Veterinary Technology from Essex Community College in Maryland. While pursuing a Master's degree in Molecular Biology at Johns Hopkins University and working as a Laboratory Research Technician at the Asthma and Allergy Center, Dr. Duval applied to the VMRCVM in 1992 to fulfill a dream of being a Veterinarian, similar to her Great Grandfather, Dr. Thomas Packwood of Brown City, Michigan. Dr. Cathy Duval's veterinary interests include Dentistry, Dermatology, Preventative Medicine and Client Education. Dr. Duval has a special interest in helping her clients and their pets through the various stages and the challenges they may encounter. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Cathy enjoys spending time with her daughter Geneva and her twin boys, Gordon and Alex. Dr. Duval also enjoys being outdoors riding her horse Titan, camping and kayaking on the river with friends. The Duvals have recently welcomed a Parakeet and a Corn Snake to their family of pets that also include Harley, lab rescue and Max the cat.