Marie Sausen is originally from Morgantown, West Virginia. She earned her bachelors degree from WVU in 2005. It was at Tuskegee University where she became friends with Dr. Cumley and earned her DVM in 2009. In addition to her husband Andy and daughter Emilia, her family includes her 2 dogs: Spot, a German Short-haired Pointer, and Lily a Labrador retriever.