Dr. Shepler earned her bachelor's degree from Texas Tech University before completing her DVM degree at Mississippi State University. After graduation, she served 3 years as a Captain in the US Army, working as an installation veterinarian at Fort Hood, TX. Dr. Shepler is currently pursuing her master's degree in public health from the University of North Texas Health Science Center. When not working, Dr. Shepler loves to spend time with her husband, son, 2 Brittany Spaniels, Taylor and Danni, Texas blue Lacy, Walker, and African spurred tortoise, Fourlow. She enjoys traveling, hiking and cooking.