Venable is board certified as a medical oncologist by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. She obtained her veterinary degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia, graduating cum laude, and pursued further training as a small animal intern at the University of Georgia in Athens. She then completed a 3-year medical oncology residency at Colorado State University Flint Animal Cancer Center in Fort Collins, during which she also earned a master’s degree and studied new cancer therapies and clinical trials. She continues to seek out clinical trials and cutting-edge therapies for her patients. Venable has authored numerous publications and served as a speaker on the local and national levels. She is the founder of Pet Cancer Care Consulting, an innovative teleconsulting service that consults with the family vet and pet owner together to give personalized responses and needed information to make an informed decision on treatments.