Katie is a native Houstonian and has been an animal lover her entire life. She grew up always having pets and discovered the value of the human - animal bond at a very young age. She has worked in animal care since she was a sophomore in highschool, starting off as a kennel technician before progressing to veterinary medicine. Katie graduated from The University of Houston in 2021 with a B.A in Classical Literatures and Languages. Since then, Katie has worked in both wellness and emergency medicine, and has a passion for client education. Outside of work, Katie spends time with her two rescue animals. She also enjoys roller skating, board games, and visiting Houston's museum district.