Dr. Mason grew up in North Carolina and attended the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University. She has been involved with veterinary research, teaching and private practice. Educating owners to better understand problems faced by their pets is important to Dr. Mason. Therefore, the material included on the website is for owner educational purposes. We hope that this information will assist owners in understanding commonly seen veterinary problems and information that they may encounter related to veterinary care. The information provided on this website should be used as a supplement to veterinary care provided by a veterinarian who knows and sees your pet on a regular basis. We hope you enjoy this site.