Dr. Morgan Rathke was born in New York but has lived most of her life in Greenville, South Carolina. Her career path started during elementary school when she discovered a love for pets and was interested in their medical care. Her passion followed her through undergraduate studies at Newberry College in South Carolina. After graduation, Dr. Rathke began working as a veterinary assistant and moved to Harrogate, Tennessee and attended a private liberal arts university. She later graduated in May 2020 from Lincoln Memorial University, College of Veterinary Medicine, and decided to move back to Greenville and join the Upstate Vet, Emergency Care Team. She and her husband have two cats and a beagle. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time crocheting, playing with her nephew, hiking, and reading a good book.