Pet Care Professional
Amanda is currently a Junior at Purdue University in Animal Sciences with a concentration in Production. She has worked extensively with a wide variety of animals including dogs, horses, cattle, pigs, chickens, cats, exotic pets, tigers, rodents, etc. Amanda has been certified in Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue (TLAER), completed lab animal handling training, shadowed zoo keepers, and assisted in veterinary clinics. She believes that dabbling in many species is the best way to decide which are your true passion!
Amanda plans to start her own breeding line of European Doberman Pinschers in the future, and hopes to train protective dogs professionally. She plans to have her own facility for boarding, grooming and training as well. Her future Animal Science degree will allow her to get jobs with livestock species, while working with dogs on the side as well. Amanda grew up with horses, dogs, and cats in Pendleton, Indiana. She currently owns her own dog Margo (English Cocker Spaniel), Valor (Doberman Pinscher), 2 orange tabby cats (Milo and Theon), and 2 snakes (corn snake: Zuko, Ball Python: Athena). Outside of school and work, Amanda enjoys anything and everything outdoors. She loves kayaking, fishing, hiking with her dog, and playing sports. She also enjoys painting, playing piano, and flying airplanes. She is working towards her Private Pilots License currently. She is a very family-oriented person, and always treats all animals as her own.
Amanda's preferred pronouns: she/her.