Dr. Zarle grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts and received her undergraduate degree in Dairy Science from The Ohio State University in 1986. She attended veterinary school at the University of Tennessee where she graduated in 1989. Dr. Zarle began practice outside of Indianapolis where she remained for almost three years. She joined the Bartels Pet Hospital team in 1992, and took over ownership from Dr. Harry Bartels in 1996. Dr. Zarle is married and has two sons and a daughter, two dogs, and a cat. She enjoys reading, traveling to places she has never visited before, working out, collecting ideas on Pinterest and spending time with her family.