Dr. Friske is passionate about complete preventive care for all of her patients and believes in individualized medical care. She also highly values the personal bonds formed with every one of her clients. Dr. Friske received her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Arizona, then spent 7 years working in scientific research at The Scripps Research Institute and followed her passion for animal welfare to receive her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences. She has been a veterinarian with Banfield Pet Hospital since 2013 and has special interests in surgery and dermatology. Dr. Friske has 2 very loving cats, spends her personal time with her husband and 2 boys hiking, backpacking, snorkeling, and nearly anything else that takes her outdoors!