Dr. Samantha Hertel is from Arizona but has lived in many different states. She received both her B.S. degree in animal science and industry (2013) and her DVM (2017) from Kansas State University. She recently moved to the Charlotte area with her husband, Kameron, and their many pets. In her free time, Dr. Hertel enjoys hiking with their dogs, horseback riding, and cheering on the K-State Wildcats. She is also an active member of AVMA, AAEP and Therapy Dogs International.