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Senior In-House Veterinarian, MVZ

Dr. Paola Cuevas, MVZ (Vet)


Graduated from the University of Guadalajara, Mexico

18+ years of veterinary experience


About

Dr. Paola is our Senior In-House Veterinarian at Hepper, and she loves sharing her knowledge and experience with our readers. Paola hopes to provide helpful information for any issue presented by your fur babies. Her passion is animal welfare and she focuses on the importance of preventive medicine.

Education

Paola graduated from the University of Guadalajara, Mexico.

Experience

Dr. Cuevas has over 18 years of veterinary and animal behaviorist experience and has worked with a variety of species, from companion animals to exotics. 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.
Things You Didn't Know About Dr. Paola:
  • As a student, Paola received an outstanding student scholarship. She had the opportunity to travel to Canada and learn about aquaculture diagnostics and pathology.
  • Paola and another colleague trained gentoo penguins to recognize shapes and colors and their project achieved an international first-place award in research.
  • Paola has trained several species of animals to voluntarily accept medical procedures such as ultrasound examinations, X-rays, and the collection of biological samples with the goal of improving their healthcare without additional stressors or the need for physical restrain.

Articles from Dr. Paola Cuevas, MVZ (Vet)

Recent articles

Indoor air purifier

Do Air Purifiers Help With Pet Allergies? Vet-Reviewed Health Facts

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Written by Nicole, Approved by Dr. Paola Cuevas, MVZ (Vet)

Apr 2, 2024 - 5 min read

Cat Weighing Scale

How to Determine a Cat’s Body Condition Score: Vet-Reviewed Tips

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Written by Nicole, Approved by Dr. Paola Cuevas, MVZ (Vet)

Mar 28, 2024 - 6 min read

Cat wearing a vest with his owner outside with a traveling backpack

How to Fly With a Cat: 7 Vet-Approved Travel Tips

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Written by Nicole, Approved by Dr. Paola Cuevas, MVZ (Vet)

Apr 22, 2024 - 6 min read

man cleaning the anal glands of the dog

How to Clean a Dog’s Anal Glands: 10 Vet Verified Steps

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Written by Kerry-Ann, Approved by Dr. Paola Cuevas, MVZ (Vet)

Mar 8, 2024 - 7 min read

Hypoderma-larva

Warbles (Wolf Worm) in Cats: Vet-Reviewed Signs, Causes, & Care

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Written by Annaliese, Approved by Dr. Paola Cuevas, MVZ (Vet)

Feb 26, 2024 - 6 min read

pug dog sits near dog carrier and waiting for a travel

Traveling to Mexico With a Dog: 8 Vet-Approved Tips

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Written by Rachel, Approved by Dr. Paola Cuevas, MVZ (Vet)

Apr 12, 2024 - 6 min read

Macaw plucking feathers

Feather Plucking in Parrots: Signs, Causes & Vet-Reviewed Care Tips

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Written by Chantelle, Approved by Dr. Paola Cuevas, MVZ (Vet)

Feb 21, 2024 - 7 min read

Baby turtles eating a banana in a pond

What Do Baby Turtles Eat as Pets? Vet-Approved Options & FAQ

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Written by Kathryn, Approved by Dr. Paola Cuevas, MVZ (Vet)

Jan 30, 2024 - 5 min read

Chinese Shar pei puppy portrait at garden_Waldemar Dabrowski_shutterstock

How to Train a Shar Pei: 16 Vet-Approved Tips & Tricks

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Written by Hanh, Approved by Dr. Paola Cuevas, MVZ (Vet)

Apr 15, 2024 - 9 min read

cat carrying a dead mouse in its mouth

Why Do Cats Bring You Mice? Vet-Reviewed Feline Behavior

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Written by Nicole, Approved by Dr. Paola Cuevas, MVZ (Vet)

Feb 7, 2024 - 6 min read

two dogs barking at each other outdoors

Same-Sex Aggression in Dogs: What Is It and Can It Be Prevented? Vet Approved Advice

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Written by Genevieve, Approved by Dr. Paola Cuevas, MVZ (Vet)

Feb 4, 2024 - 5 min read

wirehaired pointing griffon dog in training

Why Does My Dog Chase Shadows? 6 Possible Reasons (Vet Reviewed)

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Written by Nicole, Approved by Dr. Paola Cuevas, MVZ (Vet)

Feb 7, 2024 - 6 min read

Cat Water Bowl vs Fountain

Cat Water Bowl vs. Fountain – The Differences Explained

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Written by Chantelle, Approved by Dr. Paola Cuevas, MVZ (Vet)

Apr 22, 2024 - 7 min read

Cat Airplane Ears and Curious Eyes

What Is My Cat’s IQ? Vet-Approved Facts & Tips

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Written by Nicole, Approved by Dr. Paola Cuevas, MVZ (Vet)

Feb 5, 2024 - 7 min read

border collie puppy barking

Why Is My Puppy So Aggressive? 5 Typical Reasons

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Written by Cassidy, Approved by Dr. Paola Cuevas, MVZ (Vet)

Mar 24, 2024 - 5 min read

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