Dr. Steinke is a Tucson native, and grew up in the Tanque Verde Valley. She received her Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree from the University of Arizona with minors in chemistry, Chinese and Japanese. Dr. Steinke completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Colorado State University. She is happy to be home in Tucson. Dr. Steinke lives with her husband and three trouble making dogs, including a very loud black and tan coonhound. In her free time, she enjoys gardening and is an amateur watercolor artist.