For the past 25 years, Michelle has worked as a veterinary technician with her major professional interest being focused on Internal Medicine. Since 2005, Michelle has served in a management role of a 20 doctor emergency & specialty practice and before that as a manager of the NYC animal control shelter system. She is passionate about client and staff education. In addition to authoring a variety of educational lectures, Michelle has been a presenter at the DC Academy of Veterinary Technicians. Michelle has also served on the Board of Directors for local Humane Societies, canine and equine rescue groups. Michelle is an avid cat and dog lover, sharing her home with American Pit Bull Terriers, American Quarter Horses, and chickens.