Small Animal Clinical Sciences Faculty

Julia L. Petrovitch, BVM&S

Julia L. Petrovitch
Clinical Assistant Professor
Humane Rescue Alliance
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


  • 2008-2013
    Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
    University of Edinburgh: The (Royal) Dick School of Veterinary Studies
    Edinburgh, Scotland

Professional Experience

  • 2018 – Present
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Humane Rescue Alliance
    VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
    Washington, DC
  • 2016 – 2018
    Staff Veterinarian
    Humane Rescue Alliance
    Washington, DC
  • 2015 – 2016
    Associate Veterinarian
    Pet Dominion Animal Hospital
    Rockville, MD
  • 2014 – 2015
    Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Intern
    Veterinary Orthopedic & Sport Medicine Group
    Annapolis Junction, MD
  • 2013 – 2014
    Rotating Internal Medicine and Surgery Intern
    Dogs and Cats Veterinary Referral & Emergency
    Bowie, MD

Professional Memberships

  • American Veterinary Medical Association

Professional Interests

  • Shelter Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Exotics Medicine and Surgery
  • Honeybee Health

Selected Publications

  1. Carr, B.J., Canapp, S., Petrovitch, J.L., Campana, D., Canapp, D., Leasure, C.S. (2018), Retrospective Study on External Canine Limb Prosthesis used in 24 patients. Veterinary Evidence, Vol 3, No 1 (2018): The first issue of 2018.