Dr. Monica Runge graduated from the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. Prior to attending veterinary school, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Central Arkansas. Dr. Runge is certified in mixed animal Acupuncture and has special interests in integrative medicine, soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, and ultrasound evaluations. She spent her first two years practicing in Payson, AZ. In her spare time, Dr. Runge loves to cuddle with her three cats and one dog. Dr. Runge grew up on 80 acres outside of the small town of Mayflower, Arkansas where she developed her love for animals and the outdoors. She enjoys spending time with loved ones, traveling, kayaking, hiking, fishing, hunting, and exploring the beautiful outdoors.