Dr. Baumel has always had a special connection with animals and wanted to be a veterinarian since she was 5 years old. Her empathy for animals and passion for veterinary medicine has only grown stronger and continues to drive her every day. She enjoys working with dogs and cats, and has a developing interest in treating exotic pets. She also has a special interest in acupuncture and is planning on becoming certified soon. Some of her hobbies include dancing, figure skating, biking, cooking, sewing, and makeup artistry. On her days off, you cand find Dr. Baumel taking a long stroll by the river with her best friend, also known as her dog, Loki.