Dr. Burkard was born and raised in the Buffalo, NY area. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Daemen College in 2015. Dr. Burkard graduated from Ontario Veterinary College in 2020 with her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Her professional interests include feline medicine and low-stress visits. Dr. Burkard has four pets, 2 dogs and 2 cats, that keep her very busy.