Dr. DeGrendel is originally from Columbus, Ohio. She attended The Ohio State University for her undergraduate studies in animal science and microbiology. During her education, Dr. DeGrendel was able to go on several study abroad trips focusing on the human and animal relationship and zoonotic diseases, most notably Ireland and South Africa. Dr. DeGrendel then attended The Ohio State University for veterinary school, where she graduated as a DVM in 2018.
She loves all things companion animals but has a special interest in surgery, feline medicine, and internal medicine. Dr. DeGrendel lives near Dayton with her husband, Tyler. So far, she has a dog named Lexi (Soft Coat Wheaton Terrier) and two cats, Colton and Cobalt. She enjoys cycling, traveling, baking, and going on adventures with Lexi in her free time.