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Hillary N., DVM
Hillary received her B.S in zoology from Michigan State University, with a concentration in animal behavior and neurobiology. She also received her DVM from Michigan State University and completed a small animal medical and surgical internship at the VCA Emergency Animal Hospital and Referral Center in San Diego, CA. She has worked as a small animal general practitioner for the past five years. Her professional interests include preventive medicine, soft tissue surgery, and animal behavior. Hillary has research experience in applied animal welfare science, animal behavior, and the human-animal bond. She has completed additional clinical training in zoological medicine and has published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery. She was honored to be appointed to serve on the American Veterinary Medical Association's Committee on the Human-Animal Bond.