Dr. Katherine Lopez
Medical Director

Dr. Katherine Lopez obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2001 at Virginia Tech. She completed two additional years of post-doctoral training in small animal medicine and surgery at Georgia Veterinary Specialists and the University of Illinois.

Her work experience has included emergency and critical care hospitals and family practice. Her practice philosophy is based on educating owners on their pets’ conditions so that all care decisions are understood and made together as a team.

In her personal time, she enjoys vegetable gardening, triathlon, and exploring San Diego with her husband and two boys.

Dr. Rena Singer

Dr. Rena Singer graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University in 2014. She moved to San Diego after graduation to start her veterinary career in Equine Medicine. Through her passion for sport horses and sports medicine, she became interested in rehabilitation, acupuncture, and chiropractic care. She completed further training and certification in these fields through the Canine Rehab Institute, Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, and Options for Animals College of Animal Chiropractics.

Coming from a busy canine rehabilitation practice, Dr. Singer is excited to bring these skills and services to Bird Rock. Her main practice interest is to promote pain free quality of life for pets through compassionate and individualized care. 

When not working with pets, Dr. Singer enjoys teaching Barre classes across the street, spending time with her dog Cooper, and exploring San Diego with her husband.