Yanel is originally from Florida and has been with Banfield since 2014. She has a bachelor's degree in business and a minor in HR from Miami Dade College. She has been in the veterinary profession since high school and is passionate about exotics and laboratory diagnostics. She and her husband, Rene, have a little girl named Reylah. Her furry family includes a Bengal (Mai Tai) and a Bichon Frise (Fifi). In her spare time, she enjoys sleeping and watching TV.