Dr. Criado was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA ( Go Steelers! ). She went to Purdue University where she completed her DVM degree. Dr. Criado's professional interests include soft tissue surgery and abdominal ultrasound. Her favorite breeds are Labrador Retrievers and any mixed breed. Most of her free time is taken up by her 2 cats, Cora and Crusty, and her two dogs, Irene and Mojo.