Dr. Ashley Smit has been a staff veterinarian at Pet Poison Helpline (PPH) since 2017. She obtained her BS and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University. Following veterinary school, Dr. Smit completed a rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at VCA Veterinary Care in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After her internship, she worked as a general practitioner for small animals and exotics in the Twin Cities and continues to do so in her free time. She resides in the Twin Cities with her two dogs.