Dr. Melissa Mae Smith is originally from Mount Pleasant, SC. She grew up loving animals and has always wanted to be a veterinarian. She received her B.S. degree from Clemson University in animal and veterinary sciences (Go Tigers!). She then went on to Mississippi State, where she received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2011. She shares her home with her amazing husband, Bryan, and their three dogs, Boone (shepherd mix), Gracie (bichon mix) and Gunther (rottweiler). In her spare time, she enjoys attending as many Clemson football games as possible, shopping, and spending time with her nieces and nephew. Dr. Smith loves all aspects of veterinary medicine, but especially enjoys soft tissue surgery and playing with all the puppies and kittens.