Timothy Fitzpatrick, a veterinarian at ABQ Petcare Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico, holds a doctor of veterinary medicine from the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Qualified to treat a wide range of animals, Timothy Fitzpatrick maintains status as one of only a few hundred veterinarian professionals to have earned the distinction of Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners.

The Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) prepares students for futures as vets and as leaders of other fields related to animal health and well-being. Established in 1894, CVM is one of just 28 collegiate veterinary programs in the country and one of three in the Northeast. The school has ranked as the top veterinary school in the United States by US News & World Report for 13 consecutive years.

Currently, 360 students are enrolled in the doctor of veterinary medicine program, with an additional 122 individuals working toward a master of science or doctor of philosophy. To supplement its curriculum for these students, CVM maintains a number of strategic partnerships with organizations like the Animal Health Diagnostic Center, the Baker Institute for Animal Health, and the Feline Health Center.