Dr. Ames graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Washington State University in 2003. After growing up in Kennewick, WA and completing college in Pullman, WA, she relocated to southern Idaho. She was in mixed practice in Caldwell, ID for about 4 years before joining Banfield in 2007 and in the summer of 2014, she happily moved back to her hometown joining the Kennewick Banfield team. Dr. Ames enjoys educating clients on nutrition, dentistry, and preventive care, and continues to strive for best care through thorough examinations and treatment, placing the needs of the pet first. At home, she has cats, dogs, and sheep, and she would love to play an active roll in your pet's health care.