Natalie grew up as a military child and finally put down roots in Maryland. She has been in the veterinary field since 2008. After graduating with a BA in English, she decided to go back to school to get an AA in veterinary technology in 2018. She has worked in small animal general practice for over 10 years before going into specialty medicine. She currently lives in wonderful Hawaii. She enjoys hiking, running, reading, and spending time with her newly rescued dog.