A retired veterinary technician, Julie has been caring for animals professionally for nearly two decades. She has worked at numerous animal hospitals, both general practices and emergency care facilities. She has also worked and volunteered at AZA accredited zoos caring for a variety of birds, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals. Julie has two cats and several reptiles of her own as well. Julie is a true animal lover and is passionate about providing the best care to ALL animals both big and small. In her spare time, Julie is an avid hiker and spends most of her time exploring the mountains.