Chrissie Schneider, DVM, MS, DABVP (Equine Practice), cVMA

Dr. Chrissie Schneider is a Senior Equine Professional Services Veterinarian at Merck Animal Health. Prior to joining Merck Animal Health in 2020, Dr. Schneider was in clinical equine practice for 11 years – including an equine internship, an American Board of Veterinary Practitioners residency at The Ohio State University and six years as an associate at an equine-exclusive ambulatory practice in central Ohio.

Dr. Schneider is board certified in equine practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. Outside of work, Dr. Schneider enjoys horseback riding, traveling, and hiking and she is passionate about helping equine veterinarians navigate their career journeys.

The culture at Merck Animal Health, which is determined by everyone on the team, is professional, warm, helpful and based on science. All those attributes make me proud to work for Merck Animal Health.

Dr. Schneider has contributed to several published articles, including:

  • “Characterization of Equine Rhinitis B Virus Infection in Clinically Ill Horses in the United States during the Period 2012-2023” (Pathogens 2023)
  • “Equine Ophthalmology for the Ambulatory Practitioner” (The Midwest Grazer, Fall & Winter 2020)
  • “Keeping Preventive Care Organized” (The Horse, June 2020)
  • “Analgesic effects of intraneural injection of ethyl alcohol or formaldehyde in the palmar digital nerves of horses” (Am J Vet Res, 2014)

Areas of Interest

  • Infectious disease and preventive care
  • Ophthalmology
  • Emergency care in the field
  • Acupuncture