Dr. Wall received her Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Honors from the University of Nebraska, followed by the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from the Ohio State University. Following graduation, she completed a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at a referral hospital in West Los Angeles. Her 3-year residency in small animal emergency and critical care medicine was undertaken at Tufts University, wherein she studied with some of the pioneers in veterinary critical care.
Following her residency, Dr. Wall successfully tackled the 3-day specialization exam, achieving board certification from the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. She briefly worked as a consultant for Cardiopet before starting her tenure at VCA Mission in 1994.
Dr. Wall has lectured nationally and internationally on topics as diverse as acute congestive heart failure, toxicities, fluid therapy, and respiratory disorders. Dr. Wall has authored numerous articles, case reports, book chapters, has contributed to clinical research, and has been a publication reviewer for a number of veterinary journals. She is a member of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, local and national veterinary medical chapters, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.