Our Doctors

Dr. Mary McDaniel

Graduating from the University of Florida in 1998 with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine, Dr. McDaniel opened Lake Alfred Animal Hospital in October, 2005.  She has a special interest in canine reproduction which bloomed from being active in the dog show community with her own Glen of Imaal Terriers and previously Anatolian Shepherd dogs.  Dr. McDaniel also enjoys soft-tissue & orthopedic surgeries, and “wellness” pet care.

Dr. Laura

Dr. Laura Del Valle

Dr. Laura was born and raised in San German, Puerto Rico and received her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Ross University in 2015.  Four years following her graduation, she practiced at a mixed animal veterinary practice in Odessa, Texas.  She has special interests in dermatology, soft tissue surgery, and feline medicine.  When not hard at work, this island girl enjoys sports, especially volleyball and surfing, sewing and spending time with family.  Dr. del Valle and her husband Francis reside with their 3 dogs: Guengui, Isabella and Viejito.

Dr Guerrido

Dr. Kaitlyn Guerrido Hernandez

Dr. Kaitlyn Guerrido, native to the beautiful island of Puerto Rico, obtained her doctorate degree from Ross University in 2020. Before joining our practice, Dr. Guerrido had been finishing her clinical year in Oklahoma State University where she was awarded the Clinical Student Proficiency Award in Small Animal Clinics. Dr. Guerrido’s special interests include internal medicine and reproduction for which she aspires to be board certified in Theriogenology in the future. Some of her hobbies include traveling with her husband, Abijah, hiking, fishing in the cold waters of Alaska and binge-watching Netflix. When not working, Dr. Guerrido enjoys spending time with her husband and her Coconut retriever, Chardonnay.

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