Dr. Sarah Dewhirst entered veterinary medicine as a second career. After a first career in retail chain-store purchasing, she decided to pursue her childhood dream of becoming a veterinarian. She graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M Veterinary School in 2009. Since then, she has worked in the Houston area in both private day practice and in emergency medicine. Dr. Dewhirst enjoys Banfield's proactive, preventive care approach to medicine, and she has a special passion for veterinary dentistry, oral surgery and likes treating challenging dental cases. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her wife and six year old son. She also shares a home with cats, Zen and Lola, and puppy, Blaze.