Dr. Noelle Rathmell graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Biomedical Science and Veterinary Medicine. She has worked in the veterinary field in Colorado Springs for nineteen years, as well as in South Korea for two years. Dr. Rathmell's special interests in the field are palliative medicine, hospice and end of life care. In her free time, Dr. Rathmell enjoys gardening, traveling, hiking, and reading (with a special interest in early 20th century United States history). She also loves spending time with her husband, her son, "Rose" her Bichon Frise, "Mater" her boxer and her elderly cat "Mallory".