Born and raised in Montana, Dr. Shawna Li moved to Massachusetts to pursue her undergraduate degree in Biology at Harvard University. Graduating from that prestigious university in 1993, Dr. Li later earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 and remained at Tufts for one more year to complete an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery. She joined the Norton Animal Hospital team as an associate veterinarian in October 2004.
Dr. Li has been volunteering her time and working professionally with animals since 1998. Some of the places she has helped animals include the New England Aquarium, the animal hospital at the Franklin Park Zoo, and Tufts University Large Animal Hospital. She has a professional interest in small animal medicine and surgery.
During her time off from the hospital, Dr. Li enjoys reading, cooking, sewing and traveling.