Dr. Altom is a 1991 graduate of Texas A&M. She first practiced in Rockwall then Arlington before settling in Keller. There, she built and ran Creekside Pet Care Center from 1998 to 2008. She considers herself now semi-retired as she focuses on raising her children and continuing her work with local rescue organizations. She enjoys her work at the Animal Emergency Hospital of North Texas and gears her continuing education on emergency veterinary medicine. Her favorite challenge- an unhappy cat!!! She swears she's never met a cat she couldn't win over--- eventually!!