FAB Resident, University of Bristol
Lara graduated from the University of Sydney in 2004 and is originally from Canberra, Australia. She has worked in feline only and general small animal practice in Brisbane and Canberra. She has completed internships at the Animal Referral Hospital in Sydney and the University of Bristol.
Lara has always been fascinated by all things feline and completed the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists membership examinations in feline medicine in 2008. She is interested in feline endocrine diseases, urinary tract diseases and emergency medicine. She has completed a study of feline permethrin toxicity and a blood typing survey of cats in Sydney. Currently she is working on retrospective studies looking at aspects of feline hyperthyroidism and tick paralysis.
Lara has been adopted by three cats, Munchkin, Squeak and Wednesday, all rescue moggies from veterinary hospitals she has worked at.
Lara started a FAB residency at the University of Bristol in January 2010.