Dr. Lauren Hood (Previously Dr. Hefton)

Large Animal Veterinarian

Dr. Lauren Hood was born in Australia and lived in Irian Jaya, Indonesia; Reno, Nevada; and Santiago, Chile; before moving to Tucson in 2002. She graduated from Ross University of Veterinary Medicine and completed her clinic year at Oklahoma State University. After graduating Dr. Hood completed a 5 month internship with Durango Equine Veterinary Clinic in Buckeye, AZ. In her free time she enjoys hiking and traveling with her husband Rob, riding, and spending time with her cat (Camry) and black Lab (Jake).
Dr. Hood’s special interests include theriogenology, internal medicine, and preventative care.
I LOVE MY JOB: I get to spend every day with an amazing group of people, in the best city, working on animals I love.