Virginia Scrivener earned her CCRP (Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner) and her CVPP (Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner) in 2013, and her CVMA (Certified Veterinary Medical Acupuncturist) in 2015. She also became a certified Fear Free Professional in 2017. She attended Boonsboro High School and HCC before heading to the Ohio State where she earned her DVM in 1988. She opened her first practice, the Animal Health Clinic of Funkstown in 1993 and her second practice the Animal Rehab & Pain Center in 2014. She has one dog, a large breed terrier mix named Dallas.