Dr. Nancy received her Bachelor of Science degree at Virginia Polytech Institute in May of 1992. At Virginia Polytech, she worked extensively with Bald Eagles. After graduation, she headed to Ireland to study veterinary medicine at University College Dublin, Veterinary School of Ireland. While there, she played an instrumental role in starting as animal welfare club called Paws in the Park. She graduated with honors as a Veterinary Surgeon in June 1997.