Dr. Alberto L. Fernandez, DACVECC obtained his veterinary degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2004 and graduated with honors. He completed a residency in emergency and critical care at Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists in 2011, and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (DACVECC) in 2012. Previously, Dr. Fernandez was on faculty at St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in Grenada, West Indies, where he was the Assistant Medical Director of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital Small Animal Clinic and an Associate Professor in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery. He also practiced at a Specialty Referral practice in Miami, FL and Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists. Currently, he practices as Medical Director and Boarded Veterinary Criticalist at New England Animal Medical Center in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Dr. Fernandez shares his house and life with his four-legged children, Yuisa and Maya, two children, and joined the VETgirl team in 2012.