Dr. Schuster is originally from Germany, but grew up in Florida. She obtained a B.S. degree in zoology from the University of Florida and a M.S. degree in ecology/environmental biology from the University of North Florida before deciding to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. She attended St. George’s University where she graduated with highest honors. She has been with Banfield since 2017, when she moved to Oregon to be closer to family. Dr. Schuster is particularly interested in preventive care, surgery, and exotic animal medicine. Her favorite dog breeds are German shepherds and sight hounds and in her spare time, Dr. Schuster enjoys reading (especially science fiction), crafting, art, and exploring the beautiful PNW!