Dr. Stresemann graduated from Purdue University with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2006. During her senior year of veterinary school she completed an externship at the Northeast Indiana Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital (NIVES); that experience sparked her interest in emergency and critical care. After graduation, she accepted a full time position as an Emergency and Critical Care doctor at NIVES. In addition to dog and cats, Dr. Stresemann also enjoys providing emergency care to small exotic patients in need. When she’s not at the hospital, Dr. Stresemann spends time working at Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control. Her duties consist of helping to oversee the surgical and medical care of stray and adoptable animals. She also provides Veterinary Forensic expertise for cases of animal cruelty and neglect. Dr. Stresemann and her husband Adam married in 2004 and have two children, Evan and Claire. They share their home with several rescue animals including Cubby the Pomeranian, Opie the Presa Canario, Shayla the cat, Maxwell the ex-racehorse, Marshmallow & S'more the guinea pigs as well as numerous fish. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, riding Maxwell, running with Cubby, and reading.