Dr. Tichy grew up in Norwich, Connecticut. She received her BS in biology at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2008, and her DVM from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. In May of 2014, she got her Certification in Veterinary Acupuncture (CVA) from the Chi Institute. Her interests in veterinary medicine include diagnostic ultrasound and working with small mammal exotics, including rabbits and guinea pigs. Dr. Tichy enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, snowshoeing, and cooking. She currently lives in Stow with her husband Mike, her daughter Jane Valencia, and their 3 cats: Johnny Cash, Amarula, and Freddy Mercury.