Dr. Whittington attended Oklahoma State University for her bachelor's degree in animal science, as well as her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2009. She is originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma but has lived in Springfield since she graduated veterinary school. Dr. Whittington has 10 beautiful indoor kitties, a rottweiler named Packer, and a chocolate Labrador named Ludo. She has over 6 years of experience in emergency and critical care, and started with Banfield in early April 2016. The team of doctors and excellent staff have made the move back to day practice absolutely enjoyable for Dr. Whittington, and she has a passion for feline medicine.