Dr. Crane grew up in northern Iowa in a big family. She has always felt drawn to animals both big and small. She spent time competing in 4-H with her horse, Joe. She also grew up with dogs. She completed her undergraduate degree at Gustavus Adolphus in Minnesota where she joined the swim team. Her love of animals inspired her to eventually attend veterinary school at Iowa State University. She loves the variety veterinary medicine provides.
Dr. Crane met her husband during her first year in veterinary school. One year later they got their first fur baby together, a German Shorthaired Pointer named Gunner. During summer of 2020, Dr. Crane and her husband added onto the fur family with a Wirehaired Pointing Griffon named Kit.
In her free time, Dr. Crane loves to spend time outside with her dogs, swim, travel, and read fiction novels. Dr. Crane and her husband are Cyclones fans and like to attend as many football games as they can.