Dr. Nancy Chilla-Smith lived in Michigan until she was 15 and then moved to Montana. She went to Montana State University and received her Bachelor of Science in 2004. She then moved to Oregon, where she worked at a local veterinary hospital while pursuing her degree to become a veterinarian from Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine. In July 2013 - she made a 3000 mile drive to move to Brooklyn and start work as an associate veterinarian at PAWSitive Veterinary. When she is not at work, she enjoys reading and spending time with her 2 chinchillas, Castor and Pollux.