Dr. Marianne Kirkendall is a 2007 graduate from the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Her areas of interest include internal medicine, nutrition, behavior and exotic animal medicine. She maintains membership in the Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV) and the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV). She also provides all veterinary services for the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium here in Dubuque, treating a wide variety of reptiles, amphibians, fish, birds and mammals. In her free time, she keeps busy by catering to the needs of her varied menagerie of pets and juggling an assortment of hobbies, from computers to gardening, to hiking, and more!