Dr. Cook grew up in Southern Illinois, where her love of horses began. She grew up competing at team sorting and rodeo. After completing a Bachelor’s of Science degree at Southern Illinois University, Dr. Cook moved to Columbia, MO to receive her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the University of Missouri. Afterwards she spent a year at the University of Illinois, completing an equine internship in medicine and surgery. Dr. Cook has a passion for preventative & internal medicine and ophthalmology. Dr. Cook is a graduate of Options for Animals Veterinary Chiropractic Program. She also hopes to further her education in acupuncture, and sports medicine.