My love for animals started at a young age while exploring the creeks and farms near my home in a small town in northern Illinois.
After volunteering at a local shelter, I knew working with animals was something I wanted to do. I started as an assistant in Chicago, IL in 2008 and minus a few years in between have been loving and helping are furry friends ever since!
I moved to Chattanooga from Chicago in 2010. After a visit to Asheville that same year, I knew my heart was in the mountains and I still can’t get enough of this beautiful place. My husband and I have a home in Candler that we share with our 2 dogs, Morgan and Merle, and our precious kitty Seymore. In my spare time I enjoy gardening, birding, woodworking and just about anything outdoors. On rainy days, you will find me snuggling with my crew and reading a good book.
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