Christine Hinze earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology from Texas A&M University at Galveston in 2001. She earned her DVM degree from Texas A & M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007 with an emphasis on mixed animal practice. She spent her External Clinical Rotation at the Sedgewick County Zoo in Wichita, Kansas and served for a short period as a Relief Veterinarian at the Houston Zoo. She enjoys community service activities including volunteering for the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network, the Texas Seaport Museum and Elissa, Turtle Island Restoration Network, and recently participated in medical clinics in Peru with International Service Learning. She is trained in Acupuncture from the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society and is a Level II Reiki practitioner. Dr Hinze attended the Options for Animals course in Wellsville, KS and completed her Animal Chiropractic certification in August 2017. Dr Hinze is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Traditional Veterinary Medicine with Chi University in Florida.