Dr. Kline received her DVM degree from the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989 and completed a rotating internship at the Animal Medical Center (AMC) in New York City in 1990. She stayed at AMC and completed her neurology residency in 1993 and stayed on a year as staff neurologist until 1994. In 1994 she became board certified in veterinary neurology through the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine that same year. From 1995 through 2008, Dr. Kline was an associate professor of neurology and neurosurgery at Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Kline is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM), Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS), and the National Association of Women.