Dr. Lehtinen have been with Banfield since June 2011. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Baylor University and a Master’s degree in Veterinary Parasitology from Texas A&M University. She moved north to attend veterinary school at the University of Minnesota and graduated in 2011. She has 4 feisty male cats named Theo, Moby, Yoshi and Goshira. She also has a golden retriever named Lola and a pit bull terrier named Frankie. She is interested in providing veterinary care to under-serviced populations – and has volunteered with organizations providing care on reservations and at soup kitchens. She loves doing crossword puzzles and is an excellent shower singer! Her goals as a veterinarian are to be a strong advocate for those that have no voice and to provide the highest level of care to help pets and families stay healthy and happy.