Dr. Mitchener joined the South City Banfield in 2019. She grew up in St. Louis until attending the University of Arkansas for her undergraduate degree. Afterwards, she moved back to Missouri where she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Missouri. Her passions in veterinary medicine include general surgery, emergency medicine, neurology, and canine rehabilitation. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, reading, and hanging out with her three dogs, Django (a shepherd mix), Leroy (a French bulldog), and Thor (a Saint Bernard).