Dr. Kyra Tehve-Swallow has worked for Banfield since the spring of 2004. She is a 2003 graduate of North Carolina State's College of Veterinary Medicine. She received her bachelor's degree in journalism with a concentration in biology from Boston University in 1992. Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Swallow has lived in the Raleigh area since 1995. She and her husband share their home with two kids, a fat cat, a skinny cat, a bunch of fish, a Bojack named Gromit Skywalker and a Jack Russell Terrier named Mollie Annabeth Pearl.