Dr. Ness was born and raised in Northwestern Pennsylvania, but has lived in Florida for most of her life. She attended the University of South Florida for her B.S. in Biology, and graduated with a DVM from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2020. She has moved all over the country through the years, and is excited to finally settle down back in Florida near friends and family. In her free time, she loves baking, art and DIY projects, snowboarding, and hiking. Dr. Ness and her husband, Jon, have two mixed breed dogs, Olive and Maggie, and two cats, Juno and Finn.