Dr. Ashley Lab is the owner, and practicing veterinarian, of Paws and Perches Animal Hospital. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine and received her Bachelor of Science degree in biology at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. Dr. Lab provides expert care through preventative medicine, surgery and internal medicine of dogs, cats, birds and an array of exotic species. Her special interests include advanced surgery and exotic animal medicine. She has completed an internship with Disney’s Animal Kingdom Veterinary Hospital, working with diplomats of the American College of Zoological Medicine. Her love of Disney World brought her to Florida to practice veterinary medicine, first as an associate veterinarian in Valrico and now as a permanent member of the Lake Wales community. Dr. Lab is married to her wonderful husband Bart. In November 2015, they welcomed a precious daughter, Aubrey, into their already full family that includes 4 dogs, 2 cats and 2 fish!