Lauren Jones, VMD

Lauren Jones, VMD

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Educations & Trainings

University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Class of 2010

BS in Biology, Arcadia University, Class of 2005

Activity & Honors

Former president and founder of Student Dentistry Club

Former Purina student representative at University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary consultant at Chewy

Current practice owner at Animal Hospital of Chester County

Professional Memberships



USDA Accredited

Dr. Lauren Jones

Dr. Lauren Jones graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2010, after receiving her bachelor's degree in biology from Arcadia University in 2005. After graduation, she worked in private practice with a special interest in canine reproduction and obstetrics, neonatal care, preventative medicine, dentistry, nutrition, and exotic animals.

She currently lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with her husband, three children, cat and bearded dragon. Her interests outside of veterinary medicine include kayaking, yoga, music, Jeeps, and sports.

Recent Articles

10 Pet Rat Behaviors and What They Mean
The following content may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. Rats can make wonderful and interesting pets. While there are common misconceptions about pet rats, they are actually intelligent, clean, and highly social animals with a variety of different behaviors that are loved by pet parents. By understanding their different behaviors, pet parents can better bond with their rat, and...
How Long Do Turtles and Tortoises Live?
Turtles and tortoises are both part of the reptile group known as chelonians. While the words turtle and tortoise are often used interchangeably, turtles most often refers to a species living on land and water, while tortoises live only on land. Both turtles and tortoises are one of the longest-living species that can be kept as a pet. Keeping a turtle as a pet requires a considerable time...
The following content may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. The Collie is a lovable, intelligent, and loyal dog that makes a great family pet. Queen Victoria is credited with the breed’s original popularity in the 1860s, as Collies were originally used as herding dogs in Scotland and England. In more recent years, the book Lassie Come-Home by Eric Knight and subsequent TV shows...
Rhodesian Ridgeback
Rhodesian Ridgeback
The following may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. The Rhodesian Ridgeback is an intelligent, gentle, and courageous dog that can make a terrific family pet for the right household. The breed is named after the ridge of hair that grows down the center of the breed’s back. Rhodesian Ridgebacks are a large-breed dog, weighing 65-90 pounds and standing over 25 inches high at the...
Shock in Dogs
Shock in Dogs
What Causes Shock in Dogs?Shock is a complex, whole-body reaction to various situations, typically caused by a lack of effective circulation, decreased oxygen, and/or decreased energy usage within cells. If your pet is not treated quickly, shock is usually fatal. The term “shock” has different meanings, even among specialists. In general, it is characterized by the following types and their...
What Do Aquatic Turtles Eat?
The following content may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. Aquatic turtles kept as pets are typically more difficult to care for than most pet parents realize. Turtles should eat a variety of commercially available turtle pellets (which includes required protein for their health) in addition to live food and a variety of vegetables. Turtles can even enjoy the occasional fruit or...