Dr. Wardwell grew up in Nampa, Idaho and is happy to living in the state again after spending the last 10 years in Minnesota. While in the Midwest he attended the University of Minnesota, attaining an Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2010 and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. Prior to his career in veterinary medicine, Dr. Wardwell spent time as a molecular biologist, working on projects that used DNA to explore the relationships within families of insects such as moths and caddisflies. Dr. Wardwell's professional interests include feline medicine, surgery, exotic animal medicine, and end-of-life and hospice care. Building strong relationships with pet owners is very important to Dr. Wardwell, and he enjoys spending time discussing client goals and providing client education. Outside of work, he spends most of his time with his wife, daughter, two cats, and his extended family. He also enjoys playing music, camping, fishing, and cooking.