Dr. Dempsey is the Head of Emergency and Critical Care at CARES. She obtained her veterinary degree from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her residency in small animal emergency and critical care at the Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston. Dr. Dempsey became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 2010. In her spare time, Dr. Dempsey enjoys spending time with her two young daughters, her husband, Ziggy, and her 14 year-old golden retriever, Sophie.