Dr. Lara Gomez received her DVM degree in 2008 from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. She has been working with Banfield since March 2010. Dr. Gomez is a strong advocate of Banfield's Optimum Wellness Plans and thoroughly enjoys educating clients about their pet's needs and how to keep them healthy. Dr. Gomez has a special interest in surgery and hopes to pursue certification in acupuncture. She recently said goodbye to her beautiful, warm-hearted and cold-nosed golden retriever named Sauza. Outside of work, Dr. Gomez is an avid reader and enjoys fitness and spending quality time with her family on the gorgeous Florida gulf beaches.