Dr. Petersen graduated from Iowa State University in 2012. Following veterinary school, she completed a rotating small animal internship at Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle and then worked as a general practitioner for just over 3 years at Frontier Village Veterinary Clinic in Lake Stevens, Washington. She enjoys helping support families as they bring new pets into their family, and has a special interests in cardiology and neurology. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and young son. Her four legged family members include a geriatric great dane and an orange tabby cat. Dr. Petersen enjoys sewing, video games, yoga, and is developing a passion for gardening.