Dr. Wood was raised in Northern Idaho and moved to Vancouver, WA in 2012 when she joined Banfield after finishing veterinary school at Washington State University. She obtained her B.S. degree in molecular biology and biochemistry and a B.A. degree in Spanish in 2006 from the University of Idaho. During her undergraduate education, she had the opportunity to study Spanish in the Basque region of Spain for six months, and enjoys the opportunity to use Spanish with clients. She considers herself lucky to have a career that blends her love for animals with her passion for medicine, and enjoys partnering with clients to provide lifelong care for their pets. She has a special interest in preventive medicine and hospice care. When not in the hospital, Dr. Wood enjoys spending time with her family, including her husband, Tim, and son, Isaac. They have a Bluetick Coonhound mix named Bentley and a black and tan cat named Mia. In her free time, she enjoys swimming, hiking, skiing and traveling around the world.