She went to The University of Nebraska at Lincoln for her Pre-Veterinary Medicine degree and to Iowa State University for her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.
Shawn has been a vet since 1998. She is a member of the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association) and the Nebraska Academy of Veterinary Medicine. She is a supporter of local pet savers, including Nebraska Humane Society, Taysia Blue Siberian Husky and Malamute Rescue and Basset and Beagle Rescue of the Heartland. She is on the Veterinary Economics Editorial Advisory Board.
Shawn and her husband Russ, who owns Russell Finch Construction, have two wonderful daughters, Amanda and Abby. The Finch family also includes Joy the Puppy, a Lab mix, Luna Lovegood, a chihuahua X Westie and Noodle the Poodle, a miniature poodle. Dr. Finch and her family are members of Westwood Community Church.
Shawn M. Finch, DVM practices at Gentle Doctor Animal Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.