A native of Malvern, PA, Karen D’Lauro, DVM earned her BA from Hollins College and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine. She spent years as a private practice veterinarian before joining the emergency team in 2018. Outside of work, Dr. D’Lauro spends time riding horses- predominantly dressage and combined training. She also participates in endurance sports- she is a multiple-time Ironman Triathlon competitor! She lives with her husband, also a vet, their cat Irene, and their dog Elliot.