Dr Ruhlen, a Winnipeg native, graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. She recently returned to Winnipeg and her Dakota family after practicing at a small animal specialty hospital in Alpharetta, Georgia. Her professional interests include: dermatology, clinical pathology and feline medicine. She shares her home with her husband Sean, daughter Ruby and her four crazy cats. In her spare time Dr Ruhlen enjoys travelling, baking and watching the Jets.