Dr. Charlene Rivera Barrera graduated from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. After graduation, she went on to complete a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery. She has been with Banfield since 2016, and is fluent in Spanish and English. She has an Australian cattle dog mix and two parakeets. In her spare time, Dr Rivera enjoys hiking, knitting, traveling, and spending time with her pets and family.