Dr. Katie Carr grew up in Pasadena, California, home of the Rose Bowl and Rose Parade. Though from California, she spent many summers visiting family in Phoenix, Arizona. She left Southern California to get her bachelor's degree in biology from Gonzaga University in 2015. After college, Dr. Carr worked as a veterinary technician with dogs, cats and even dolphins, before moving to the Caribbean to work at marine conservation research center. There she volunteered in shelter medicine for the SPCA of the Turks and Caicos Islands and was the liason for the small island of South Caicos. She provided veterinary care to local pets and roaming island animals such as dogs, cats, donkeys and even pelicans! Dr. Carr considered a career in veterinary medicine for a long time, but it wasn't until she explored other paths in biology that she realized she had a passion for animal medicine. Throughout her career as vet tech and in vet school she loved working with clients to provide the best care for their pets, and providing care for patients and clients that can't readily access it. Dr. Carr obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of California Davis in 2023. Her main interests include dentistry, ultrasound, dermatology and end of life care. Her hobbies outside of work include scuba diving, hiking, rock climbing and now training her new Jack Russell Terrier mix.