Dr. Wilke graduated from Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, in 2003. She worked at a small animal practice in West Des Moines, Iowa until 2011, when she acquired Iowa Veterinary Wellness Center.
Dr. Wilke received her training in acupuncture from the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) in 2008. She completed her internship and published her case report to become certified in veterinary acupuncture in 2011.
She spends numerous hours every year in continuing education classes updating her knowledge base. She lectures frequently at college, local and public levels.
Dr. Wilke enjoys spending her time with her husband, Chris and her two children Shannon, and Ethan as well as her five dogs: Frankie, Max, Lucy, Chance and Goliath. During what is left of her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors, watching hockey and pursuing her photography passion.