Dr. Christine Garvey was born and raised in Western New York. She received her Bachelor's degree and DVM from Cornell University. After completing two surgically intensive internships in California, Dr. Garvey relocated to the Pacific Northwest to start her career in general practice.She moved back to Western NY to be closer to family and has since worked in shelter medicine and general practice. Outside of work, Dr. Garvey enjoys trail running, horseback riding, and hanging out with her partner Derek, greyhound Cami and kitty Bridget. Dr. Garvey joined FirstVet in 2021.