Dr. Whitney was born and raised in New Hampshire. She completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts with a concentration in French from Providence College in 1991. After spending time abroad in Europe and working in a financial institution in New York she decided to pursue her true passion with animals. She then obtained her DVM degree from Colorado State University in 1999. During her four years in veterinary school she spent time in Vietnam and a summer in Indonesia studying orangutans. Dr. Whitney then moved to New York City to complete her Internship and Residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine at The Animal Medical Center in 2002. She then received her board certification from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM). She currently works at the VCA Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Norwalk. Although she enjoys all aspects of internal medicine, her specific interests are in renal, endocrine and gastrointestinal disease and enjoys ultrasound and endoscopic procedures. Dr. Whitney loves spending her free time with her two young daughters, her husband and their Labrador retriever. She loves outdoor activities with her family, yoga, running, and reading and shares a passion for food and travel with her husband. Dr. Whitney has been with VCA VREC since 2002.