Dr. Pope is a 1994 graduate of the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She also did her undergraduate studies at MSU, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology. She joined the staff of Parkway Small Animal & Exotic Hospital in 1999, and expanded her patient base from dogs and cats, to treating reptiles as well. Her professional interest include soft tissue surgery, veterinary dentistry, and preventative medicine. Dr. Pope is a die-hard MSU fan, "bleeds Green" for her Alma mater, and loves cheering on the Spartans. She frequently attends music concerts, loves doing anything outdoors in the warm weather, and enjoys baking. She has a fondness for calico cats: she currently has two, as well as a sphynx cat.