Certified Veterinary Technician
Melissa married her beloved husband in 2013 and shortly after bought their first house together in Boise, Idaho. Following the purchase of her first home, Melissa began working as a Certified Veterinary Technician at All Valley Animal Care Center. Melissa has always had a passion for taking care of animals. She grew up on a large farm in Southern Idaho where she grew several different crops and had 2,000 head of sheep. Melissa also was in the 4-H club for 9 years, cared for numerous pets of her own, enjoyed riding horses and loved calving and lambing season.
Wanting to further pursue her passion, Melissa attended the College of Southern Idaho where she received her Veterinary Technology degree and Equine Studies degree. After graduation, she completed a 6 month internship at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, Kentucky where she took care of thorough breed horses and foals during the foaling season at the hospital.
Melissa’s is very proud of her husband, who is a member of the Army National Guard and Blackhawk Aviation Group. Together, they have a daughter who is 8, who enjoys playing soccer and has recently started cheer leading and another daughter who just turned 1, who is passionate about keeping Melissa on her toes while she explores. Melissa and her husband also have 4 furr children of their own. Rosie, a 9 year old mixed dog who she adopted in college, Josie, a 3 year old German Shepherd, Franky a 4 year polydactyl cat who is full of spunk and Roxie, a 2 year old domestic short haired cat.