Dr. Rodriguez received her DVM degree from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 2009 and then completed an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. She then practiced at VCA Animal Emergency Hospitals in the Houston, TX area. Following practice, she began graduate training at Texas A&M University in Veterinary Pathobiology followed by a residency program in parasitology under the National Center of Veterinary Parasitology. Dr. Rodriguez’s research focused on characterizing clinical disease, pathology, and geographic distribution of the blood fluke Heterobilharzia americana in dogs, evaluating current methods of diagnosis, and developing and assessing novel methods of diagnosis. She received her PhD degree in 2017 and then joined Zoetis as a Field Specialist in Parasitology. Dr. Rodriguez is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists.