Darren Rausch, DVM
With a degree in education from the University of Kansas, Dr. Darren Rausch taught high school science for five years prior to going to veterinary school. He graduated cum laude from the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999 and joined Gentle Care Animal Hospital in 2001.
Dr. Rausch brings extensive experience with reptiles, birds, cats, dogs, and pocket pets to Gentle Care Animal Hospital and has acquired the unique skill set necessary for orthopedic surgery.
He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Dental Society, American Animal Hospital Association, and Kansas Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Rausch resides in Lawrence with his son, daughter, and several four-legged family members. He continues to occasionally substitute teach in the Lawrence School District. He uses his love of education to increase pet owners’ knowledge, encouraging them to take an active role in their pet care choices and successes.