Dr. Eileen Snakard graduated cum laude from Villanova University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. She headed south to attend the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama and graduated magna cum laude in 1996. She completed a general internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City, NY in 1997 followed by a surgical internship at the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center in Texas. In 2001, she completed a three year residency in small animal surgery at Texas A&M University and relocated to the greater DC area to begin her career as a veterinary surgeon. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Although she enjoys all aspects of veterinary surgery, her special interests are minimally invasive thoracic and abdominal surgery and plastic and reconstructive soft tissue and orthopedic surgery.

Dr. Snakard has lived in the Washington DC area since 2001. She enjoys running, spending time with her family and the extensive dining experiences the area has to offer.