Dr Cara Blake earned her DVM degree at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. She completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Angell Animal Medical Center in 2008. She then completed a small animal surgery residency in a joint program with Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and the Angell Animal Medical Center. She became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2012.
Dr Blake was certified as a Canine Rehabilitation Therapist by CRI in 2014. She has also completed has completed coursework in veterinary acupuncture at the Chi Institute. She previously worked as an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and staff surgeon at Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. Her areas of clinical and research interest include minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, use of regenerative therapies for the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, osteoarthritis, clinical outcome assessments for orthopedic patients and pain management.