Dr. Collins grew up in the Naperville area in a dog-loving family. She knew from a young age that she wanted to be veterinarian. After completing a bachelor's degree in animal science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, she graduated from University College Dublin in 2017 with her veterinary degree. She is interested in animal behavior and training and has fostered and trained a service dog in the past. She also loves to play lacrosse and above all, travel! So far she has been to 21 countries. Dr. Collins' veterinary interests are varied and she loves to donate her skills to shelters and go on volunteer trips when possible.