After completing her residency at University of Pennsylvania in 1995, Dr. Stephanie Lifton moved back to Southern CA where she worked as an Internal Medicine specialist at VCA West LA Animal Hospital. She joined Antech in 1998. Stephanie's happy place is the outdoors. She loves hiking, backpacking & sailing; she's been known to kayak, canoe, ride bicycles & horses, & cross-country ski. She does yoga, lifts weights & climbs at the rock gym regularly and competed in dog agility before her current dog needed to retire. Stephanie loves to travel, especially if it involves watching whales. She's an avid reader, crossword puzzle solver & photographer. Stephanie resides in Austin, TX with her partner, 2 almost adult children, one ancient Border collie and a very goofy Pitbull.