Dr. Valarie Culpepper was born and raised in Iowa. She graduated from Iowa State University with a Veterinary Medicine degree in 2014. Dr. Culpepper started her veterinary career practicing small animal and exotics medicine in Yuma, AZ and moved to Henderson, NV in April 2016. Throughout her lifetime she has owned multiple exotic pets including birds, lizards, chinchillas, and a Flemish Giant rabbit. Her current hobbies are running, video games, and sketching. She also loves to travel and has visited Canada, the Bahamas, and Australia.