Dr. Alex Reist grew up in Dayton, Ohio before completing her Bachelor of Sciences degree in Animal Sciences and Biology with a minor in Chemistry at the University of Findlay. She received her veterinary degree from The Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. During her time in veterinary school she served as president of her class and worked in the college’s surgery department. Dr. Reist has a special interest in surgery; she’s working to pursue advanced training small animal surgery. In her free time, Dr. Reist enjoys traveling, camping, skiing, and hiking with her dog, Pavlov.