Dr. Virginia Haden is native of "small town, friendly" Rutherfordton, NC. She developed a love of animals at a young age, caring for her family's dog, cat, and various pocket pets. Dr. Haden is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, where she majored in biology and Spanish, and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine with a clinical year at the University of Florida. Following her vet school graduation, she completed a prestigious small animal medicine and surgery internship with Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners in Tampa. She resides under the reign of her two cats, Javi and Eli.