Dr. Jaiben Rara received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 at the University of the Philippines and then attended his ECFVG clinicals at Iowa State University. He has been with Banfield since 2005. His veterinary interests include preventive medicine, dermatology, geriatric care and soft tissue surgery. He enjoys hiking with his golden retriever, Chloe, mud run competitions and cooking. Dr. Rara is currently working on a project to eliminate rabies disease in the Philippines.