Dr. Emily Smith was born and raised in Colorado and moved to the Reno area after graduating from veterinary school at Colorado State University in 2013. She has been hanging out in veterinary hospitals her whole life as both her father and grandfather are also veterinarians. She received her DVM and a Masters in Epidemiology at Colorado State University. She is also certified in Veterinary Medical Acupuncture. In her freetime she enjoys skiing, mountain biking, camping, and spending time with her mutts, Mylee Sue, Tuukka, and Miikka. She also has two kitties, Bruce and Artie, and a guinea pig named Tina and Barb.