I wanted to become a veterinarian ever since the time I spent with my local 4-H club working with pocket pets. Interacting with families and learning the proper care of small mammals set the stage for where I am today. My journey continued when I became an animal science major at the University of Delaware (UD). UD enriched my love for science and gave me the opportunity to study abroad to Australia and New Zealand. During my veterinary schooling at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts, I was able to work with a diversified group of animals from dairy cows to bald eagles. I even spent two weeks working with exotics in Belize. After graduating, I returned home to central New Jersey to begin my veterinary career with Banfield. I am grateful to Banfield for giving the opportunity to live my dream. During my free time, I love to travel, go to the beach, read, and scrapbook.