Catlin joined Risius Family Veterinary Service in July 2014 after graduating from Des Moines Area Community College with her associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology.

Catlin is originally from Henderson, Iowa. She graduated from East Mills High school and went on to get her Bachelor of Science degree at Iowa State University in Animal Science. She then continued on to get her veterinary technician degree at DMACC.

At the clinic Catlin is a Feline Advocate, she enjoys doing work in the laboratory and assisting with surgery.

Catlin married her husband, Ethan, in October 2015.  In her free time she is an avid Cyclone fan and enjoys visiting her sister in Ames.