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, Cheeto and Nikki (aka Nea-Nea) and Blackie the dog. She and her husband Todd have a son, Patrick, daughter, Lucy, and welcomed another baby girl, Stella in April 2013. Other interests include camping, hiking, and biking.