Dr. Ernesto Dominguez is currently the Associate veterinarian at Wellesley Animal Hospital, in Richmond, VA. Dr. Ernesto Dominguez grew up in Mexico City. After studying two years of Human Medicine, Dr. Ernesto graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) School of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. After getting his degree, he completed different postgraduate training in wildlife centers and zoos around the world, including the Belize Wildlife and Referral Clinic, Arcas Wildlife Center in Guatemala, The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, African Safari Zoo in Mexico, The Wildlife Center of Virginia, and the Johannesburg Zoo in South Africa. In 2016 he completed an internship in Raptor Medicine and Surgery at the Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota. From 2016-2020 he was the Hospital Director at The Wildlife Center of Virginia. Ernesto’s research has been focused on wildlife and conservation medicine. He is Board Certified by the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine. Dr. Ernesto and his wife, who is an LVT, love traveling and spending time with their two dogs and three cats.