Dr. Theresa Hardy graduated from Southwest Texas State University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology. She taught high school science and math for 3 years before returning to school. In 1995 Dr. Hardy graduated from Texas A&M with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, got married, and moved to Austin. She has two grown children, 3 dogs, 2 cats, 3 tortoises, a parrot, and a snake in her family. Special interests include Star Trek, cross stitch, and ice skating.