Dr. Lauren Quirino graduated from U.C. Davis with a B.S. degree in biological sciences, emphasis in microbiology, and a minor in animal science. She went on to study veterinary medicine with a focus on small animals at Ross University in the West Indies, where she adopted her black island cat, Chauncey. Dr. Quirino completed her clinical year at Oklahoma State University before finally returning to her home in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has been practicing at the Concord Banfield location since 2015.