Dr. Richards earned her doctorate of veterinary medicine degree from Ross University in 2012. Dr. Richards is a world traveler and has experienced veterinary medicine and surgery in countries across the world. As a Virginia native, she is excited to return to the loving and caring communities it provides. Family ties in the area have afforded her the opportunity to become involved in the community, including giving a "introductory to veterinary care workshop" for the Girl Scouts.
Prior to joining Massanutten Animal Clinic, Dr. Richards was practicing small animal medicine in South Carolina where she served as President of the Greater Greenville Veterinary Medical Association. Erica's pets include her rescue dogs Jesse and Florence, and two cats Peepers and a three-legged tabby cat, Franny.