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Kathryn


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What motivated you to work in veterinary medicine?

I have always loved animals. I was the kid that stopped what they were doing to pet a dog when someone was walking one. Or when asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, I know it was with animals, so my answer was “Pet Owner”.

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

I haven’t really worked in veterinary medicine before, but I have worked in animal-related fields before. And I would say enriching the lives of animals and their owners and seeing it on their faces, was the most rewarding.

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

Probably shooting for grooming or dog training. I am still pursuing dog training, but maybe I can integrate it somehow in my work here.

What is the most exotic animal you have treated?

I have never treated any animals but I did handle a possum once. And took a baby mourning dove to a wildlife facility after finding it after a storm.

What animal scares you more than any other?

Spiders. Too many eyes. Too many legs. Mouths are creepy. Full on nightmare fuel. Let it be creepy, just way over there. Away from me.

What do you consider your greatest accomplishment?

Paying off college debt.

What do you do in your spare time?

I really love writing and reading, when I’m not playing a video game. Oh, and leading the occasional table top role playing game. It gives me a chance to spread my creative wings through story telling.

What is your favorite comfort food?

Cheesecake. Especially if it has raspberry on it or chocolate.

What is your biggest pet peeve?

Willful ignorance. Always aspire to a greater understanding and be flexible enough to change your opinions as new information presents itself.

What animals do you currently have?

I have 1 dog, she is a rescue. We know she is a terrier mix, but I think there might be some hound in there because of how she barks and her eyes. Her name is Lucy.

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

I think a Lynx. They are fierce survivors, and capable of working alone or in groups. They are also very protective of their young and those in their circles.

What is your favorite childhood movie and why?

It’s a 3-way tie between Labyrinth, Never Ending Story, and Fly Away Home. The first two held important lessons in their stories for me as a child, while the last one really resonated with me growing up and going through life changes of my own.

What is your favorite childhood memory?

I had a best friend from 4th grade to high school. She moved to Australia after her mom remarried, and we still talk over Facebook. But she was closer to me than even my own sisters. I loved our sleepovers, and spending hours making up stories. Not so crazy about the Guinea Pigs she put on my head every time I fell asleep before her.

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

1. When I was 18, I got carded going to see The Omen with a friend.

2. It’s sometimes hard to tell, but I do have anxiety and depression.

3. I am German, Irish, and French. 3 notoriously big drinkers. But I’m not a fan of alcohol. I’m a perfect designated driver.

4. I’m directionally challenged. Do not give me directions, just give me an address. Google Maps is my friend.

5. I have a friend in the UAE who trains the Shiek’s Salukies for gazelle hunting, his family’s organization looks after all kinds of dogs there because the pet culture is very different. They could always use donations because people do not commonly sponsor over there, even locally. He is giving me advice on how to train dogs.