About Dr. Laurin
A North Carolina native, Dr. Laurin earned her undergraduate degree from Duke University, with majors in Psychology and Biological Anthropology and Anatomy and a Certificate in Primatology. After a fascinating adventure teaching kids about animals in zoological parks, she decided to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a veterinarian. She graduated from NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine in 1998. Since then, she has become an avid student of truth in medicine, natural therapies, and nutrition. Dr. Laurin is a trained and certified laser therapy practitioner. In addition to her conventional medicine degree, she completed Dr. Richard Pitcairn's Professional Course in Veterinary Homeopathy in 2008. She holds professional memberships in the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy, the Veterinary Botanical Medicine Association, and the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care.
She believes in collaboration among health care providers and safe, gentle, individualized approaches to healing each patient. She enjoys getting to know her clients and their families, and believes that pets are an integral part of the family dynamic.
In her spare time, Dr. Laurin enjoys books, writing, waterfall hikes, and beautiful music, and especially, most of all, spending time with her three grown children and assortment of rescued animals.