Dr. Lazik has been a long-time resident of Maryland, living on the Eastern shore since 2001. She graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelors degree in Animal Science. She utilized this degree working with the Department of Agriculture in their department of reproductive physiology. But she didn’t stop there, she had a strong desire to learn more so she pushed herself and enrolled in Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine where she obtained her Doctorate degree. Her special interests include Dermatology, Geriatrics, and Pocket Pets (including ferrets, guinea pigs, rabbits, and rodents). In 2008, Dr. Lazik’s hard work obtained her a certification as a Canine Rehabilitation Therapist and advanced training in laser therapies. Her personal interests include yoga, kayaking, and traveling to new and exotic places. However, most of her free time is spent with her three dogs, close friends, and her two beautiful daughters.