Dr. Smagala completed her undergraduate degree at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Biology. She then attended Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in Lafayette, Indiana. After graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Smagala completed a one year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at VCA Newark Animal Hospital. Prior to joining the Willow Grace team, Dr. Smagala worked at a local general practice for the past 12 years. Dr. Smagala loves caring for pets from birth into their senior years and getting to know their families. Dr. Smagala resides in Newark, DE with her cats (all named for presidents). In her free time, she enjoys skiing, reading and spending time with friends and family. Fun fact – she’s not the only veterinarian in the family! Dr. Smagala has a twin sister who is also a veterinarian in Pennsylvania.