Originally born and raised in Taiwan, Dr. Michelle Wu came to the United States when she was in middle school. Dr. Wu has always been an animal lover since she was young and decided to pursue the career of a veterinarian when she was in high school. After completing her DVM degree at the Western University, Dr. Wu spent two and a half years working as a small animal general practice veterinarian in Southern California. While working, she developed special interests in small animal internal medicine, behavior, and preventative medicine. In her spare time, she likes swimming,, playing erhu (a 2-stringed Chinese musical instrument similar to violin), and trying out new restaurants in town with her husband. Being fluent in both English and Mandarin, she also enjoys reading and writing in both languages.