The Wasilla Veterinary Clinic welcomed Dr. Townsend to our team in November 2015 as an Associate Veterinarian, then assuming the role of Managing Veterinarian in December 2016. Born in Nicaragua, Dr. Townsend attended Veterinary school in Brazil and moved to the United States in 1979. He has been working as a practitioner in Alaska since 1995. He has professional interest and advanced training in veterinary dentistry and performing oral surgery, offering orthodontic and endodontic care for over 25 years. He is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English. In his free time he enjoys hunting and fishing in the great Alaskan outdoors.