Dr. Dempsey has been the Medical Director at CARES since 2017. She obtained her veterinary degree from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006 and then completed internship and residency training in small animal emergency and critical care at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston. Dr. Dempsey became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 2010 and joined the CARES family in late 2012. She finds her work, specifically the relationships she establishes with her patients and their owners, exceptionally rewarding. In her spare time, Dr. Dempsey enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending time with her family.