Ami has been with Louisville Family Animal Hospital since 2003. Ami is originally from Virginia and graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry and Nutrition and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. Following graduation, Ami practiced in Virginia for 2 years before moving to Colorado, where she spent six years practicing emergency and critical care medicine, as well as managing the practice. Since returning to primary care practice her areas of interest include senior pet care and the prevention and treatment of dental and periodontal disease. Ami and her husband Matt share their home with daughters Morgan and Erika, Zena Cupcake Thunderpants of House Scardino (dog), Blue (dog), Cooper (cat), and Spotty, Stripey, Strawberry, Drago, and Panther (tiger salamanders), Luke, Tunnels, and Sleepy (gerbils), and Puppy and Lt. Dan (axolotls) Ami and Matt enjoy spending time outdoors backpacking, rock climbing, skiing and exploring the world with Morgan and Erika. Ami's personal hobbies include beekeeping, making pottery, and gardening.