Dr. Michael Lawrence was born and raised in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He earned a degree in biology at UW Parkside and then attended UW Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2003. After working in Northern Wisconsin as a small animal veterinarian, he relocated to Nashville in 2009 with his wife (also a veterinarian) and 3 children, and joined Banfield shortly after. He strongly believes in preventive medicine and educating clients. When not working, Dr. Lawrence enjoys reading theology and history, hiking/camping with his family, exploring historical sites, and taking road trips. He has also recently developed a love for collecting farm antiques and an effort to write historical fiction.