Dr. Byers is from Nova Scotia, Canada but has been living and working in the Northwest for 20 years. She graduated with a BSc degree from Dalhousie University and obtained her DVM from the Atlantic College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Prince Edward Island. After completing an internship year at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, she knew her passion was for general medicine where she could develop long standing relationships with her clients and pets from puppyhood/kittenhood to old age. Helping both with good preventive care, and any "bumps in the road", especially dermatology and geriatric medicine. She has lived in Lake Oswego for the last 11 years with her husband, Neal, their two children, Grace and Simon, and their Cavalier, Chloe. Dr. Byers loves community service, ballroom dancing and a good British television drama.