Dr. Whittington is from Birch Run, Michigan and joins the NIVES team in June 2021. She attended Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine and obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2021. Her passion for emergency medicine started in 2015 when she started as an assistant at a small animal emergency in Grand Rapids, MI. During her clinical year, Dr. Whittington completed a clinical externship with NIVES which furthered her interest in emergency and critical care. She accepted a position as an emergency doctor at NIVES after graduation. Dr. Whittington loves to incorporate Fear-Free techniques and has her level 3 Fear-free certification. When not at work, Dr. Whittington enjoys spending her free time with her husband Isaiah and their two dogs, Colt and Buddy.