Dr. Barringer grew up in Scotland, SD. She received Bachelor of Science degrees in Animal Ecology and Animal Science from Iowa State University in 2007 and earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State University in 2011. Prior to joining College Park Pet Wellness Clinic, Dr. Barringer practiced small animal medicine for several years in Valparaiso, Indiana. Professionally, Dr. Barringer enjoys dentistry, soft tissue surgery, and interesting internal medicine cases.
Throughout her life, Dr. Barringer has owned and cared for a multitude of animal species, including horses, cats, dogs, hedgehogs, sheep, rabbits, birds, hamsters, fish, cattle, guinea pigs, and even an orphaned gopher. She shares her life with her husband, Kristopher, Gordon and Irish Setters, Gracie and Eirigh, one cat, Sauce, and two chinchillas, Otis and Cue. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, singing in her church choir and watching Chicago Bulls basketball.