Dr. Emily Brooks received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from the University of Missouri in 2018, after receiving a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Missouri State University. Raised in Ozark, MO, Dr. Brooks developed her passion for animals at an early age. She was an avid FFA member and received her American FFA Degree in 2012. Additionally, she has owned and ridden horses for over 15 years. Now she spends her free time with her family, usually tending to their menagerie of farm animals including beef cattle, horses, goats, llama, chickens, dogs, and cats. Dr. Brooks has worked with and enjoys many different species, but she has a particular interest in dog, cat, beef cattle, and small ruminant medicine and surgery.