Lauren, a Zachary, Louisiana native, has been passionate about animals since childhood. She started her animal care journey in local shelters, developing a deep love for helping animals in need. Lauren's career took her to Barn Hill Preserve, where she recently served as a vet tech, caring for a variety of animals, with a special fondness for exotics. Despite her love for all creatures, Lauren's heart belongs to feline medicine. She's returned to CCC to learn from the best in the field and further her expertise.