Dr. Ben McLaughlin is a 2011 graduate of the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Mac grew up in central Mexico and lived in New Jersey, Louisiana, and Oklahoma before moving to Washington. As a youth, he developed a passion for medicine after helping translate for American doctors who were providing medical services for low-income areas in Mexico. Dr. Mac loves the challenge of veterinary medicine and enjoys helping people keep their pets healthy. Some of Dr. Mac’s professional interests include internal medicine, surgery, pathology, and using veterinary medicine to help people around the globe.
Dr. Mac’s personal interests include foreign languages (Habla Español), martial arts, outdoor activities, and spending time with his wife, Dr. Alicia McLaughlin, who is an exotic animal vet. Dr. Mac and his wife share their home with a giant schnauzer, a Kerry blue terrier, 2 parrots, 3 snakes, a collection of geckos, and a school of tropical fish.