Dr. Shumar was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK and later moved to the states with her immediate family. Being born in Shakespeare’s town, she naturally had to obtain a bachelor’s degree in English from Muskingum University. She then traveled to Lincoln Memorial University to obtain her Master’s in Biomedical Veterinary Profession. While finishing her master’s degree, she attended Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine and Lincoln Memorial University College of Business. She graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Master’s in Biomedical Veterinary Profession, and Master of Business Administration. While attending LMU, she and her husband adopted six cats who were in need of medical attention and lots of love. Dr. Shumar joined Jefferson Animal Hospital in 2021 and will strive to help both you and your fur babies. In her free time, Dr. Shumar enjoys reading, painting, and playing tennis.