Dr. Alexandra McLaughry is the owner of BarburVet in Portland, Oregon. She completed her veterinary degree at University College Dublin, in Ireland, in 2003. She has treated many species of animals, from horses, llamas, and cows to birds, turtles, lizards as well as dogs and cats. She enjoys educating clients about their critters, and believes that client communication is a key part of successful veterinary medicine. She enjoys dentistry and dermatology as well as addressing such common issues as osteoarthritis in the aging pet. In her free time, Dr. Alexandra can be found racing her fixed-gear bicycle around velodromes up and down the West Coast.