Dr. Laura West is originally from Georgia. She attended the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, where she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. Upon graduation from veterinary school, Dr. West completed a small animal rotating internship at VCA Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Norwalk, Connecticut, and a specialty internship in internal medicine at Animal Specialty Group in Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. West went on to complete a residency in internal medicine at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital in San Diego in 2012, and she became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2013. She worked for a sister hospital in the Bay Area for five years before joining our team at VCA Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic. Dr. West's special interests include senior feline medicine, GI disease, and endocrinology.
In her spare time, Dr. West enjoys photography, yoga, traveling, hiking, and camping. She has one cute kitty named Gypsy.