Dr. Walker is a 1992 graduate of Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After two years in private practice as a Dairy practitioner, she went to the University of Illinois to complete a Food Animal Medicine and Surgery residency, where she also received her Masters of Science degree (MS). During this time, she finished her boards in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, specializing in Large Animals (ACVIM-LA). She has taught senior veterinary students at University of Illinois, Washington State University, Michigan State University, and The Ohio State University.
She loves to teach and has been invited to speak to owner/breeders and veterinarians about camelids in the US and internationally and is on the board of directors for the International Camelid Institute. She worked for 10 years as the full time veterinarian for a large Ohio Alpaca farm – Alpaca Jack’s Suri Farm – where she was responsible for the medical, surgical, reproductive and daily health care of the alpacas.
To continue with her love of teaching she is an instructor at a local College. Dr. Walker practices in Grove City, Ohio at her clinic Camelid Care Veterinary Services. Her practice includes the medical, surgical and reproductive care of camelids across Ohio and beyond for consultations.