Lauren Hendren, DVM
Dr. Hendren is originally from Lexington, Kentucky. She received her Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University, where she majored in Theatre and was chosen for the Music Theatre Certificate Program. After working as an actress in Chicago and New York for a few years, Dr. Hendren decided she would like to pursue a different career path. She grew up on a farm and knew she wanted to work with animals. She moved back to Lexington, where she finished her science requirements for veterinary school at the University of Kentucky. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, graduating Summa Cum Laude, from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University.
Dr. Hendren's veterinary interests include abdominal ultrasound, dermatology, dentistry, and surgery. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association. When she is not taking care of her awesome patients, she enjoys performing, reading, movies, running, and Crossfit. She has been married to her wonderful husband, Jeff, since 2012. They live with two long-haired chihuahuas, Yoshi and Pippin, who think they are people.