Dr. Melanie Santiago graduated from the University of Missouri College Of Veterinary Medicine in 2011, and has strong interests in geriatric feline medicine and surgery. Following graduation, she worked as an associate veterinarian at the Cat Hospital of Orlando and the St. Louis Cat Clinic. She also worked as an emergency veterinarian at the AEC in Collinsville, IL. Raised in Puerto Rico, she is fully bilingual (fluent in both English and Spanish). In addition to her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine, she holds a B.S. degree in biology from the University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez. Dr. Santiago shares her home with her husband, son and their pets: three beautiful brown tabby cats named Scribbles, Leia and Pyro; Lady the pitbull and Moe the beagle.