Dr. Valerie Shaker grew up in Warren Ohio. She attended Mercyhurst University in 2008 with a BS in Biology. She is a 2012 graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her clinical rotations at the The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, but has a special interest in feline medicine and surgery. She and her husband Chris currently live in Hudson, Ohio with their two sons Alexander and Lincoln and their two pets, a black lab named Bodie and a tuxedo cat named Brinley. Dr. Shaker enjoys spending time with family, cooking, crafting, Target runs, and is a big fan of Cleveland sports.