Dr. Katie Heckel is from Perrysburg, Ohio but she spent many years of schooling and working in Columbus, OH. She has degrees in both biology and Spanish and earned her DVM from Ohio State University. She spent a summer abroad in college in Toledo, Spain staying with a Spanish family to completely immerse herself into the culture.
Dr. Heckel Is married and has a busy home life with two children as well as a forever-shedding Siberian husky and a cat named Mika.
Her free time is spent singing, traveling, being creative or cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes and Pittsburgh Steelers. She stays active by playing women’s volleyball league and group workout classes at gym. Her other hobbies include scuba diving on summer trips, scrapbooking, cooking, home improvements, and traveling back home to Ohio or Florida to see the rest of her family.