Dr. Gardiner was born and raised in the tiny town of Ashland, KS. She grew up helping on the family farm/ranch, where they raised sheep and cattle. Dr. Gardiner graduated rom Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015, she still enjoys cheering on the Cats whenever possible. In her spare time, she loves cooking, reading, traveling, and watching movies with her husband. She also enjoys helping her husband, Grant, on his family ranch where they live with their two dogs and two cats.