Dr. Katie Speer grew up in Waterbury, CT – though she also spent time abroad, living in four different countries! She moved to Columbus to attend Ohio State University for Veterinary Medicine. Her love for animals started as a child, and her lifelong goal has always been to become a veterinarian. Dr. Speer was drawn to Lifetime Pet Wellness Center as she is passionate about practicing integrative medicine and felt aligned with our mission and values. She enjoys working with dogs, cats, and exotic pets! At home, Dr. Speer has two rescue cats: Cinder and Jackson. Their respective hobbies are eating, being brushed, playing with mouse toys, and lounging in the sun. You can find Dr. Speer spending quality time with her partner and loved ones in her free time. She also enjoys reading, playing piano and guitar, mini-golfing, visiting parks, and trying out new local restaurants.