Dr Brunner is a native of Tucson and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Health from the University of Arizona, graduating with honors. She attended veterinary school at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO. After graduating, she relocated to Prescott, AZ and spent the next eight years practicing small animal medicine, and obtained valuable emergency experience during that time. Dr Brunner moved back to Tucson in 2003, and has been practicing as an associate and relief veterinarian here ever since. Dr Brunner also has a special interest in feline medicine.
In her spare time, Dr Brunner enjoys hiking, fishing, and spending time with her husband, Dean, and their cat, Dudley.