Dr. Shalmalee Kotwal received both her Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. She then completed a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Norwalk, CT. She worked as an emergency veterinarian prior to joing the staff at VCA Davis in 2009. Her professional interests are emergency and internal medicine. She enjoys cooking, traveling, singing/playing music, and spending time with her dog. She lives in Norwalk with her husband and her dog, Pekie.