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Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Aricka


Assistant
Aricka
 
What motivated you to work in veterinary medicine?

My young start riding and caring for horses. I also grew up caring for dogs, cats, birds, fish, and guinea pigs; horses were my favorite

What has been your most rewarding moment working in veterinary medicine?

The Learning experiences always amaze me and this field allows for new learning every day!

If you weren’t working at a veterinary clinic, what would you do?

Something with animals Otherwise maybe psychology or nursing; seems interesting to learn besides veterinary care.

What is the most exotic animal you have treated?

At my previous clinic, someone brought a furry thing from south America. I don’t recall what it was called.

What animal scares you more than any other?

Snakes. Not scared, but not a fan of them either.

What do you consider your greatest accomplishment?

Becoming the person I am today and continuous learning and growing.

What do you do in your spare time?

Ride my horse Bailey mostly. I ride, cart, show, jump, literally everything!

What is your favorite comfort food?

Anything with sugar. Candy, cake, cookies and ice cream!!!

What is your biggest pet peeve?

Hair in my food. I have animals, but I hate pulling a hair out of my mouth while eating! Eek!!!

What animals do you currently have?

5 horses, 3 dogs, 2 cats, 1 guinea pig.

If you were to come back as an animal, what would it be and why?

Obviously a horse, it’s my spirit animal!

What is your favorite childhood movie and why?

Spirit, Stallion of the Cimarron. The music and plotline is just so good.

What is your favorite childhood memory?

There are so many, but being there for my horse’s birth was one I’ll never forget.

Name 5 things people might be surprised about if they knew it about you?

1. I have a red-headed twin brother

2. I love singing and playing clarinet.

3. I struggle with school, but I desire to be a veterinarian none the less.

4. I enjoy new things, even if it means getting out of my comfort zone.

5. I get anxious often and struggle with handling stress, but I can always get through it somehow, someway!