Dr. Rodriguez-Vazquez is a graduate from the School of Veterinary Medicine at Louisiana State University. He received his bachelor's degree in animal science and a minor in food science and technology from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez. He was born and raised in Puerto Rico, where he visits a few times a year to enjoy the warm blue beaches and Caribbean sun. He enjoys hiking, good food, art and road trips with his dog, Ambar. His cat, Mystique, does not appreciate being left alone on the days of road trips but he makes it up to her with extra cuddles and cat nip. His personal interests in veterinary medicine are surgery and behavior.