Dr. Lauren Makowski grew up in Long Island, New York. She earned her Bachelors degree in Environmental Science from Fordham University in the Bronx, NY and she also studied Wildlife Management and Ecology at The School for Field Studies in Kenya and Tanzania. Dr. Makowski received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies in 2018. After graduation, Dr. Makowski moved to Colorado with her husband and three dogs. She loves to explore, hike, and spend time with family and friends in her free time.