Dr. Gunderson received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 2001 and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2006, both at the University of Saskatchewan. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, also at the University of Saskatchewan. After, she spent a year in small animal general practice in Edmonton, Alberta. She then completed an ophthalmology clerkship with Eye Care for Animals in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Gunderson joined Eye Care for Animals in 2009 and completed her three-year residency in veterinary and comparative ophthalmology. In 2012, she was named Eye Care for Animals’ Resident of the Year. Dr. Gunderson became board certified and achieved Diplomate status in 2012.