Dr. Claire devoted a decade in Illinois to high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter surgery, shelter medicine, private practice, and emergency medicine. In 2017, she moved to Hawai‘i to help animals in rescues and shelters. She also works as a military base veterinarian. In 2022, Dr. Conrath launched her own endeavor, Paws of the Pacific, to bring veterinary services statewide and to the Marshall Islands. She lives on O‘ahu with her two dogs, Pumba and Darla. She is a graduate with honors from the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine.