Jennifer Bando, DVM
Originally from Canada, Dr. Jennifer Bando received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Guelph and graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2001. She practiced in northern Ontario at a rural mixed animal clinic before joining the Homer Veterinary Clinic in 2006. She is dedicated to providing the highest quality of compassionate care to her patients.
Dr. Bando’s professional interests include ultrasound, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, internal medicine, and preventive health care management through optimizing nutrition and wellness. She also provides care to our equine, small ruminant and exotic patients.
For several winters, she has volunteered as a trail veterinarian for the Iditarod Sled Dog race and the Tustamena 200 and enjoys the challenge of working with canine athletes. She has also volunteers regularly with Alaska Rural Veterinary Outreach (ARVO), a non-profit group dedicated to educating and advocating for Alaska’s remote rural pets.
An avid outdoors explorer, Jenn enjoys skiing, cycling and hiking in the beautiful Alaskan backcountry with her husband Jason and their two border collie mixes, Kiva and Miso, followed by relaxing by the wood stove with her cat Blinky.