Dr. Fritsch grew up in Union, Missouri, and received a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Truman State University in Kirksville, MO. She then went on to attend veterinary school at the University of Glasgow in Scotland, graduating in 2004 with an interest in internal medicine and feline medicine. She has been an associate at Lake Street Animal Hospital since August 2004. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Todd, and her two cats, Peanut and Pete and two dogs Blackie and Cupcake. She and her husband Todd have a son, Patrick, and two daughters, Lucy and Stella. Other interests include camping, hiking, and biking.