Dr. Martinez grew up in the border town of Matamoros, Mexico as well as Brownsville, Texas. After finishing her undergraduate and master's at Texas A&M University, she then received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Ohio State University. Her goals are to become fear free certified, improve the welfare of pets, and strengthen the human-animal bond. In her free time, she enjoys going to Orange Theory, spending time with her husband, Javier, and her son, Emiliano as well as traveling. Dr. Martinez has a house of poodles, including 2 standard poodles, Bernie and Benelli, and a miniature poodle, Bombon.