Dr. Christiansen grew up in southern New Mexico. She attended New Mexico State University where she graduated with her bachelor's degree in Animal Science. She graduated from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. She currently lives in upstate New York with her husband, who is actively serving in the United States Army, their daughter, and three dogs (Fancy, Lilly, and Pete). Dr. Christiansen's veterinary interests include soft tissue surgery, dentistry, preventative care, and trying to keep pets as healthy and pain free as possible through individualized medical care.