Dr. Murphy came from a military family and calls South Carolina home. She completed her bachelor's degree in animal veterinary sciences at Clemson University in South Carolina. She then attended Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine to complete her doctorate in veterinary medicine. After completing an equine internship, she worked with competition horses while becoming a certified veterinary acupuncturist, providing this service to horses, dogs, and cats. She believes in the importance of preventive care for providing long and healthy lives for pets. When not working, Dr. Murphy enjoys training and competing her Corgis in agility, hiking, camping, and spending time with family.