Dr. Jamie Bunkers was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. She attended the University of Nevada, Reno where she completed her bachelor’s degree in 2010 and obtained a master’s degree in nutrition in 2014. Dr. Bunkers then attended Colorado State University where she obtained her doctorate of veterinary medicine in 2018. During veterinary school, Dr. Bunkers was involved in clinical research with focus in nutrition, tick borne disease and upper respiratory diseases in cats. With interest to further her education, Dr. Bunkers completed a small animal rotating internship at East Bay Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center (Encina Medical Center) in Walnut Creek, CA. During this rigorous year Dr. Bunkers felt drawn to emergency medicine. Her interests include soft tissue surgery, wound management and nutrition. Following her internship, Dr. Bunkers relocated back to Nevada. In August 2019, she joined Animal Emergency and Specialty Center.
In her spare time Dr. Bunkers enjoys camping, snowboarding, traveling to new locations and spending time with her fiancé, two dogs, Weezy and Mikey and two cats, Kitty and Coconut.