Dr. Ruszala, a New Jersey native, grew up in South Brunswick. She is a 2012 graduate of Rutgers University and graduated from Mississippi State University in 2016 as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. After earning her DVM, she worked at a mixed animal practice in southern New Jersey for two years, where she developed a special interest in feline medicine.
She currently lives in Hampstead, Maryland with her French bulldog and Corgi. She also has a Nigerian Dwarf goat named Vincent Van Goat and a rabbit named Theodore. In her spare time, Dr. Ruszala enjoys cooking, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.