Dr. Shaylene Snyder grew up in the mountains of North Carolina in a small town called Hendersonville. She enjoyed growing up on a farm and learned the value of hard work from her parents. She worked all through high school at WNC Veterinary Clinic in Asheville and in her spare time volunteered at the WNC Wildlife Rehabilitation Center and SPCA. She moved to Raleigh in 1991 to attend NC State University for both her undergraduate and DVM degrees. Dr. Snyder holds special interests in laser surgery, allergies, dermatology and geriatric medicine. She holds advanced training certification in both laser surgical techniques and restorative dental procedures. She and her husband have lived in the Triangle area for over 20 years and have a teenage daughter, Taylor, who is their pride and joy. In her spare time, Dr. Snyder enjoys horseback riding and camping with her family.