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Danielle


Assistant
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What motivated you to work in veterinary medicine?

You can never do enough to make an impact in the veterinary world to help save animals whether through treatment of injury and illness, prevention of disease and encouragement of spay ^ neuter programs. Being raised around dogs, I always wanted to do more than provide love, comfort and affection. Observing at clinics and working closely alongside my mom at her boarding kennel, I saw relationships built between clients, patients and doctors and well diseases develop and I knew I wanted to be apart of “that world” to make a difference. I want to open more spay/neuter, vaccinate and release programs and conduct research on neurological diseases in dogs (specifically golden retrievers).

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

I have not had the great pleasure to work in a clinic until now so I am very excited to have many rewarding moments.

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

I would be involved in ongoing research for neurological diseases in dogs, specifically NCL5 in golden retrievers which is also called Batten’s disease in humans.

What is the most exotic animal you have treated?

I caught and released a bat that was flying around in my attic (cool but creepy).

What animal scares you more than any other?

Snakes and spiders…. Stay far away from me and even then it’ NOT FAR ENOUGH!

What do you consider your greatest accomplishment?

Putting myself through 4 years of college, graduating with a degree in B. S. Biomedical Biology and having no school debt due to long hours of hard work over summer months. Never can learn enough. Word of advice, always go back to school if opportunity arrives!

What do you do in your spare time?

I train dogs for hunt tests and field trials with my mom, take four-wheeler mudding and ride trails, watch too many movies of all genres and work on numerous projects around the house… especially when it involves “demo time”.

What is your favorite comfort food?

Chicken tenders and ranch… anything with ranch.

What is your biggest pet peeve?

Laziness, lack of effort, watching others struggle when you could help.

What animals do you currently have?

I have 6 golden retrievers and 1 yellow lab. My favorite is gadget, 4 year old golden retriever because when it’s time to eat, she starts blowing bubbles and drooling before the scoop hits the food.

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

Parrott because they are colorful, very talkative and travel. In the future, I would love to travel to visit different countries to view history.

What is your favorite childhood movie and why?

All Dogs go to Heaven. It gave me comfort as a child that our beloved pets go to a peaceful place after a wonderful life with us.

What is your favorite childhood memory?

Traveling with my mom for AKC hunt tests and field trial events. I’ve learned so much from her and continue to learn from and with her about dogs everyday.

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

1. I’m a huge Disney fan.

2. I love Scooby Doo.

3. I love movies, but you would hate to take me to the theater because I like to talk and ask questions throughout.

4. I hate scary/horror movies, but my favorite that I could watch over and over is “The Shining” (1980).

5. I have never been to an outdoor drive-in movie theater. Any takers?