Dr. Arturo Fernandez was born and raised in Lima, Peru. From an early age, he had a strong interest in animals. At age 16, he moved to Miami, FL where he started working in different animal hospitals. He later moved to Tampa and finished a bachelor's degree in Biomedical Sciences. He then was accepted at Auburn University where he obtained his veterinarian degree. Soon after graduation he returned to Tampa and worked for a little more than 2 years at different veterinary emergency hospitals. When Dr. Fernandez is not taking care of your furry friends, he enjoys spending time with his fiancée. They love going hiking, walking by the beach, and visiting their families. Dr. Fernandez has a lovely dog, Milo, and a shy cat, Chillax. He is excited to start at Westchase Veterinary Hospital and provide great care for your loved ones.