Dr. Leonard attended Smith College for her undergraduate work and received her veterinary degree from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a rotating internship in veterinary medicine and surgery at VCA Vet Care Referral Center and has remained in New Mexico since then. She joined VCA Town and Country as medical director in November, 2010. Her special interests include small animal internal medicine, cardiology and infectious diseases. In addition she holds strong interests in the human-animal bond and wildlife conservation. In her spare time she enjoys exploring the trails and back roads of New Mexico and Colorado. Dr. Leonard is married and shares her Albuquerque home with her husband and two children, two curious canine companions and one fiesty feline friend.