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Dr. Paola Cuevas MVZ (Vet)

  • Senior In-House Veterinarian

Graduate of the University of Guadalajara, Mexico

18+ years of veterinary experience


Dr. Paola Cuevas is our Senior In-House Veterinarian at Excited Cats. An animal lover at heart, Dr. Cuevas believes that our biggest strength as a collective relies on the simple power of improving one animal’s life at a time. Dr. Cuevas's biggest passion is animal welfare, she knows that through pet parent education animals around the planet will enjoy a much better life. Acknowledging the importance of disease prevention as a pillar of health Dr. Cuevas has a great focus on the importance of appropriate diet, mental and physical stimulation, and a healthy environment.  


Dr. Cuevas graduated with honors from the University of Guadalajara, Mexico. Since then, she has been blessed to travel the world learning about animals.


With nearly two decades of professional experience in the animal care industry, she has skills in the fields of nutrition, microscopy, clinical pathology, diagnostic imaging, and endoscopy as well as extensive experience in positive reinforcement animal training and has worked with an array of species, from small companion animals to large exotics. Dr. Cuevas is happy to share her expertise with our readers to help pet parents make educated decisions on how to best care for their fur babies.

Things you didn’t know about Paola:

  • Paola is passionate about conservation, she spent many weeks camping on the beach and walking all night to protect marine turtles and their nests.
  • Paola’s maternal grandfather was a great influence on her, he showed her how to take care of hens and roosters, how to love dogs, and how to hold a bunny. And while her father’s dad had passed by the time she was born, his National Geographic magazine collection inspired her curiosity and passion for nature and travel, he was also a vet, an equine vet.
  • Paola’s unfulfilled dream is still to own her own horse, she still has faith that one day the star will align.

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