Lara started with Franklin vets as a new graduate in 2013, before heading off on her OE in 2016. Since then, she as has worked with small animals and dairy cattle in both NZ and the UK. She still enjoys working in both areas, with an interest in small animal soft tissue surgery, calf medicine and developing client relationships with farmers. Lara returned to Franklin vets in Feb 2022 after taking a year off on maternity leave.
Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her partner David, young son and two cats who keep her very busy.