Fear Free Certified Veterinarian Dr. Lauren Streifel has a strong interest in surgery which includes soft tissue and orthopedic.
About Dr. Streifel
Dr. Lauren Streifel started her veterinary education at the University of Florida's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences where she graduated Cum Laude in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and Zoology. After receiving a doctorate from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015, she continued to work in Gainesville, Florida.
Trading the sunshine of Florida for the mountains of North Carolina, Dr. Streifel moved to Western North Carolina in 2016. She is also a Fear Free Professional.
Dr. Streifel has a passion for helping animals and their families. During her time in Gainesville, Florida, Dr. Streifel was a volunteer with community cat programs "Operation Catnip" and "Sheltering Hands". Dr. Streifel's passion is also in preventative veterinary medicine which includes nurturing the human-animal bond.
She strives to reduce fear and stress in patients with low stress handling to increase their wellbeing in the veterinary setting, as well as at home. Dr. Streifel also has a strong interest in surgery which includes soft tissue and orthopedic.
The welfare of animals is not the only passion Dr. Streifel has. She is an avid outdoors adventurer with her canine companion, Ben. She loves the challenge of mountain biking and rock climbing.
Dr. Streifel looks forward to being able to provide a high level of care with compassion to our patients and their families.