Dr. Jacqueline Trauterman grew up just outside Austin, Texas. She attended the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas to earn her Bachelor of Arts in Biology with minors in chemistry, mathematics, and Spanish. In Denton, she worked as an emergency veterinary technician for two years. She was brought to upstate New York in 2012 when she moved to Ithaca to attend the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She moved to Buffalo after graduating with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. Dr. Trauterman's professional interests include avian and exotic pet medicine, emergency medicine, surgery, and anesthesiology. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the beautiful parks of the Buffalo and Niagara Falls areas, reading, and relaxing at home with her two cats, Malachi and Kaiji.