Dr. Barkley grew up in the small town of Yelm, Washington and after graduating from Washington State University with a Bachelors in Zoology it was only obvious that she would continue on to Veterinary School at WSU. Dr. Barkley graduated from the Washington State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. She has a strong interest in surgery/dentistry, internal medicine, wellness care and behavioral modification and rescue. In her spare time Dr. Barkley enjoys spending time with her husband Nick, her two dogs (Quinn and Bailey) and three cats (Sage, Sushi, and Lolly). She also enjoys camping, boating, hiking, cooking and DIY/home improvement projects and cheering on the Seahawks!