Dr. Danan Bradley was born in a small town in southwest Missouri. She attained her Bachelor of Science degree with a focus in animal science from Missouri State University in 2008, and has a passion for pathology and preventive care medicine. At a young age, Danan showed an early interest in the animals on the family's small hobby farm, working with Angus cattle and riding her Quarterhorses. She also had multiple cats and dogs as farm animals that shaped her interest in the veterinary field. During her years at college, she participated in numerous activities, including showing in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, as well as playing French Horn in the Symphonic Band and Mellophone in the Marching Band. Danan's hobbies include gaming, horseback riding, attending concerts, and baking.