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Laura Ridge Cousins, DVM, MS, DACVIM

Laura Ridge Cousins

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Small Animal Internal Medicine, 2005


  • Residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine, University of Georgia, 2005
  • Internship in Small Animal Medicine, Washington State Univeristy, 2002
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, 2001
  • Master of Science, University of Georgia, 2005
  • Bachelor of Science, Texas A&M University, 1997

Current Professional Activities

  • Internist - Upstate Vet Specialists - Greenville, SC

Marital Status

  • Married with 2 little girls


  • Maya, our lab mix
  • Belle, my fat cat
  • Oreo, the oddly named Sheltie
  • Herman and Rocky, the hermit crabs
  • Soda Pop, the goldfish


  • Chasing my girls as a form of exercise
  • Reading
  • Hanging out at the lake

Favorite Quotes

  • "Emancipate yourself from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds. "
    ---- Bob Marley
  • "Some people walk in the rain.....others just get wet... "
    ---- Roger Miller
  • I’ve always wanted to be somebody, but I see now I should have been more specific.
    --- Lily Tomlin

What I like Most About VIN

  • Instant access to journal abstracts, conference proceedings, and message board chats on any subject!
  • The ability to confer with people from all over the world on a case. How cool is that?