Dr. Ross grew up in central Idaho where her love of animals was fostered by both her father and grandmother. She moved to Missouri after high school where served 14 years as a Combat Medic in the Missouri National Guard, including two deployments in support of Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom. Dr. Ross completed her Veterinary training at the University of Missouri in 2013 and now also serves as a Veterinarian in the Army Reserves. She loves all aspects of mixed animal medicine and surgery but has particular interest in Acupuncture and Equine Medical Manipulation (aka Horse Chiropractic) therapies. In her spare time Dr. Ross raises show-quality Boer Goats, enjoys riding and training her 4 horses, and hiking with her Australian Shepherd/Blue Heeler cross dog named Mason.