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Dr. Dave Murakowski, DVM

Education: Purdue University

Hometown: Munster, IN

Pets: Rose (Corgi/Pit)

Dr. Dave Murakowski is an associate small animal veterinarian for Wildcat Valley Animal Clinic.  After volunteering in an animal shelter, this Yale alum (BA in Economics) left the trading floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange to pursue a career as a veterinarian.  Dr. Dave is a 2010 graduate of Purdue’s College of Veterinary Medicine and specializes in small animal dentistry.

Dr. Dave is especially passionate about the plight of homeless animals in our community and he volunteers countless hours for local shelter and rescues.  Dave lives in West Lafayette with his wife, Courtenay, and their ever-changing number of permanent and foster dogs.


A few of Dr. Dave's special interests are: playing the guitar and bass guitar and aviation.