Melissa moved to Arizona in 2013 from the sunshine state, Florida. In 2010 she graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences. Melissa has been in the Veterinary Industry since 2001, starting her journey as a Kennel Technician. In 2007, Melissa got the joy of becoming a veterinary technician and then was promoted to Hospital Manager in 2015. She joined Pusch Ridge Pet Clinic in 2019 and looks forward to getting to know all the clients and their fur family! Melissa enjoys hiking and kayaking with her husband, bike riding, swimming and baking with her two boys, playing ball with her two dogs, Tiberius and Nyota, and reading with her two cats, Winston and Viola. She misses the beautiful white sandy beaches of Florida but loves watching the Arizona sunsets with her family!