Dr Kristina McLaren graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph in the spring of 2012. She was born and raised in Orleans and completed a bachelor of science in biology at Carleton University prior to veterinary school. She has been fortunate to experience a variety of opportunities including working with non-human primates and a marine mammal veterinary workshop in Mexico where she got to work one on one with dolphins, manatees and a variety of other marine species. Her veterinary interests include but are not limited to nutrition, behavior, dermatology, dentistry and surgery. Other interests include horseback riding, tennis and reading. She has 2 cats, Binks and Hazel who are wonderful pets however she wants more!