Dr. Clare Guichard graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery from the Royal Veterinary College in Edinburgh, Scotland in 2011. She is a native New Orleanian and attended Mt.Carmel Academy high school. She attended Loyola University before transferring to LSU and completing her degree in Animal Science and Technology. She also received a Masters in Veterinary Science from the University of Edinburgh. Her love of animals started at an early age. She knew she wanted to become a veterinarian after volunteering every summer at the Audubon Zoo. She also worked for several years as a veterinary assistant. Dr. Guichard has a keen interest in exotic animals and has even traveled to Africa and Indonesia to study veterinary medicine on the wildlife there. She divides her love between her husband Dr. Ross Goldman (a fellow American & Scotland classmate), their son Oliver, their daughter, Ophelia and their two French Bulldog (Stella) and (Olivia). Clare has a special interest in surgery, exotic animal medicine and ultrasound. Her hobbies include music, photography, water skiing and camping.