Lauren is from Naugatuck, CT, and has always had a love for animals. She received her undergraduate degree from Boston College, where she majored in biochemistry and minored in theology. After college, she spent two years working as a veterinary assistant at a feline-exclusive veterinary clinic. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. After vet school, she completed a one-year equine internship at Genesee Valley Equine Clinic in Scottsville, NY. While not at the hospital, Lauren enjoys birding, hiking, and exploring the outdoors. She currently shares her home with her cat Misty and is happy to be back in New England.