Dr. Maura is originally from Vermont and graduated from Williams College with a Bachelor’s degree in biology and Spanish. She attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Upon graduation, she completed a year-long internship at a specialty and emergency referral hospital in Connecticut. Dr. Maura practiced medicine in Connecticut before moving to Minnesota. She enjoys working with dogs, cats, and small mammals. Her specific interests include surgery, emergency, dentistry, and preventative medicine. Dr. Maura is a USDA accredited veterinarian and strives to provide high-quality medicine for the Spanish speaking community. When not at Mission Animal Hospital, Dr. Maura enjoys traveling, exploring the Twin Cities, hiking, running, and spending time with her family and a black cat named Lila.