Dr. Sharkey completed her undergraduate degree from Franklin & Marshall College with a B. A. in Biology in 2010. She then attended The University of Edinburgh in Scotland and Oklahoma State University School of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her veterinary degree in 2014. After graduation, Dr. Sharkey completed a small animal medicine and surgery rotating internship at VCA Newark Animal Hospital. Prior to joining Willow Grace, Dr. Sharkey gained experience in general practice as well as emergency and critical care of cats and dogs. Dr. Sharkey is a Delaware native where she continues to reside with her husband and her cat Gianna. She enjoys hiking, sailing, boating, traveling, reading, and going to the beach in her free time.