Dr. Cristina Smith received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University in 2011, and her Bachelor of Science degree from Cal State Long Beach. She has been at the Signal Hill location since 2011. A native to Southern California, Dr. Smith grew up in Ventura County and now resides in the city she loves, Long Beach. She is married with a baby daughter and two Chihuahuas. Dr. Smith appreciates preventive care medicine and strengthening the human animal bond. Her hobbies include family nature walks and adventures, story time, trips to the farmers market, dinners out, and wine.