Dr. Leslie received her veterinary degree from the University of Florida in 1994. She also holds a Masters Degree from UF and a Bachelors Degree from the University of Illinois.
She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Association of Feline Practitioners and the Florida Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Leslie was active in research as a Chemist at UF for 4 years prior to attending Veterinary School and has published several papers in Animal Reproductive Science.
Since graduating from vet school, she has been an associate veterinarian in Lake City, Jacksonville, Gainesville, and Trenton, Florida before coming full circle back to Lake City where she founded Caring Hands Animal Hospital in 2007.
She is a wife and mother of two children and has several cats and horses. In her spare time her hobbies include music, spiritual reading, and dressage.