Dr. LaFountain grew up in Massachusetts. She earned her undergraduate degree in veterinary science and veterinary technology from Becker College in Worcester, MA. She then went on to explore the world and received her veterinary degree from Ross University. She completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship at Ocean State Veterinary Specialists and stayed on as an emergency clinician. Her professional interests include toxicities, respiratory disease and communication.

In her free time, Dr. LaFountain enjoys reading, painting, outdoor yoga and spending time with her family. She has 2 cats, Granger and Luna, and a dog, Pixie.