Center for Bird and Exotic Animal Medicine (CBEAM) is an exclusive bird and exotic animal veterinary hospital with the expertise to provide compassionate, competent care for all species of non-traditional pets located near Seattle, WA.
Dr. McLaughlin received her DVM degree from Oklahoma State University. She completed a veterinary internship in exotic animal medicine at the Center for Bird and Exotic Animal Medicine (CBEAM), and is now an associate veterinarian at this practice. Dr. McLaughlin has been involved in veterinary research and leadership throughout her career, and has authored/co-authored articles in both professional journals and national conference proceedings. She enjoys sharing her knowledge with local exotics groups, and is a regular speaker for the Pacific Science Center's annual "Get Set To Be A Vet" summer children's camp. Dr. McLaughlin is passionate about providing low stress veterinary visits for all of her patients. She is a certified Fear Free Veterinarian, and is spearheading the development of an Avian-focused Fear Free program while working towards becoming a board certified specialist in avian medicine. She maintains active memberships in a long list of veterinary organizations (AAV, ARAV, AEMV, AAFV, AAZV, ANAEV, AVMA, and ASVAB), and prioritizes furthering her knowledge through yearly continuing education so that she can make cutting edge medical recommendations for her patients.
Anneliese Strunk, DVM DABVP (Avian Practice)
Dr. Anneliese Strunk joins us from Texas. She brings with her 13 years of practice experience focused solely on avian and exotic pets. Dr. Strunk was born and raised in Houston, Texas. In high school, she developed her interest in avian and exotic animals through a volunteer program at the Houston Zoo. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. She spent her first year out of school as an associate at Research Boulevard Pet and Bird Hospital seeing small animal and exotic cases. Seeking advanced knowledge in avian and exotic Animal medicine, Dr. Strunk went on to complete an internship in Exotic Animal, Wildlife and Zoo Medicine at the University of Georgia in 2002, followed by a three-year residency in the Companion Avian and Exotic Pet Medicine Service at the University of California at Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital in 2005.