VANESSA graduated from California State University, Monterey with a B.S. in Marine Science with an emphasis on marine conservation biology. She has gained experience with various species during her college years volunteering at an avian and exotic clinic and the SPCA of Monterey County. She’s currently a student at Foothill College for their Veterinary Technology program to become a registered veterinary technician (RVT). During her free time, she enjoys volunteering at PHS SPCA with their small animal and exotics department, swimming, traveling abroad and hanging out with her two lop-eared rabbits.