Sarah Rumple

What she wanted to be when she grew up “What didn’t I want to be? Journalist, veterinarian, background singer for Eric Clapton…” How she ended up here Sarah earned her bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Colorado. She has been a veterinary writer and editor since 2011, when she was hired as a [...]

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Angela Beal, DVM

What she wanted to be when she grew up “From doctoring our family cat’s wounds from a wild animal attack, to making oatmeal daily to feed my childhood hamster with missing teeth, I’ve always loved animals and knew I wanted to be a veterinarian.” How she ended up here While pursuing her bachelor’s degree in [...]

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Paulette Senior

What she wanted to be when she grew up “A pilot, but women could not be pilots back then. Then, I tried to be a flight attendant—I wanted to travel—but I was too short. It’s neat that my older son is a pilot.” How she ended up here When Paulette was first married and was [...]

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Melissa Murray, RVT

What she wanted to be when she grew up “I’ve always wanted to work with animals in some form, whether it was as a rancher, farmer, veterinarian, or animal shelter caretaker.” How she ended up here While pursuing her bachelor’s degree in mass communication from Purdue University with the goal of eventually working in a [...]

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Jenny Alonge, DVM

What she wanted to be when she grew up “I grew up on a farm in central Mississippi. We had an array of animals, and I always knew that taking care of them was my job. I never considered any other profession than veterinary medicine.” How she ended up here Jenny completed undergraduate and veterinary [...]

By |2021-04-29T05:37:59+00:00April 29th, 2021|Comments Off on Jenny Alonge, DVM

Jaime Bast, RVT, CCRP, KPA-CTP

What she wanted to be when she grew up “Growing up, my two greatest passions were animals and writing stories. On any given day, I could have told you I would be a writer or a veterinarian/dog trainer. I am proud that I have stayed close to those youthful dreams, and found a way to [...]

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Jane Costa, DVM

What she wanted to be when she grew up “This varied over the years, but there is one career that sticks out in my memory. As a third grader, I wanted to be a professional horse jockey.” How she ended up here Jane began working as a veterinary assistant in 2006, and worked as an [...]

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Jennifer Hahs, DVM

What she wanted to be when she grew up “When I thought about work, the only job I could ever imagine was being a veterinarian. I also dreamed of being a fiction writer and poet.” How she ended up here Jennifer grew up in a homesteading family taking care of just about every type of [...]

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Juli Goldstein, DVM

What she wanted to be when she grew up “One of my first childhood memories was riding in the car to take my older German Shepherd, King, to be euthanized. That day, I dedicated my life to becoming a veterinarian so no other animals would be put to sleep. Although this was not realistic, it [...]

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Kate Elisha

What she wanted to be when she grew up “For a while, I wanted to be a marine biologist, thanks to the movie “Free Willy.” Since I lived in Colorado, my mom brought the ocean to me by “adopting” a humpback whale, Patches, through the World Wildlife Fund. I felt pretty cool telling my friends [...]

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