Dr. Smith started at AFAEC in 2007 and worked full time until 2017, where she began doing relief shifts with our hospital. She graduated from Texas A & M in 2001. She pursued her interests in emergency and critical care and furthered her education in 2002 at the North American Veterinary Conference. She has also been certified in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) by the Chi Institute in Florida, specializing in Acupuncture and Food Therapy. She loves helping animals feel better and giving them a better quality of life. She owns a Red Heeler named Jack, and Boston Terrier named Ruby. Along with those pests, she has a Crested Gecko, 4 ducks, and 11 chickens that free-range her property. Dr. Smith enjoys reading, gardening, preserving and canning foods that she grows herself. She has been married to her lovely husband since 2001 and has three younger boys. They also enjoy fishing as a family.