Dr. Van der Walt attended Utah State University in Logan, UT where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She then earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Utah State and Washington State Regional Program in Veterinary Medicine in Pullman, WA. Following graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Van der Walt completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital and Referral Center in Albuquerque, NM. Additionally, Dr. Van der Walt has been published in several publications including General and Comparative Endocrinology.
Dr. Van der Walt has a special interest in endocrinology and immune-mediated diseases. Her favorite part of veterinary medicine is providing the holistic welfare of her patients. She is also passionate about connecting with pet owners to ensure they have a complete and comfortable understanding of their pet’s medical situation.
When not caring for patients, Dr. Van der Walt can be found enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking, climbing, and practicing yoga. She also enjoys Irish dancing and playing the Irish fiddle. She has two loving cats with strong personalities who keep her on her toes.
- Bachelor of Science: Utah State University, Logan, UT
- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine: Utah State and Washington State Regional Program in Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, WA
- Internship: VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital and Referral Center, Albuquerque, NM