Dr. Afifah Rahim


Dr. Rahim was born and raised in the tropical island of Singapore, and made her way to Iowa State to pursue veterinary medicine in 2011. She is a proud Cyclone and graduated with a Bachelor of Animal Science degree in 2014. Given her passion to make a difference in under served communities, she chose to attend Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and earned her doctorate in 2018. She believes in going above and beyond for the betterment of the community she is in. Hence, she received 10 leadership awards in Iowa State and 4 leadership awards in Ross University. Dr. Rahim is excited and honored that she is entrusted with helping elevate the standards of healthcare and alleviating suffering of the pet population. When not at work, Dr. Rahim enjoys going camping, hiking and being actively involved with pet rescue. She has rescued, fostered and found homes for 113 cats and dogs to date.