Empathetic, enthusiastic and ready to educate, Jessica brings with her a plethora of knowledge of veterinary care to share with you and your pets! She has studied human animal interaction and conservation education in depth. Jessica not only regards the human-animal-bond as a sacred gift, she also greatly values learning about people’s relationships with each other. These characteristics combined make her the perfect Client Care Specialist at AHSH as well as a future extraordinary Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT).

This Ohio native spent her younger years in Massachusetts and relocated back to Ohio in pursuit of her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science, which was complimented her studies of Sociology. Jessica studied at BGSU and the transferred to OSU to complete her degree. Putting her education to action, she invested a few years in educational roles with the Columbus Zoo and Ohio Wildlife Center. These positions were very rewarding as she was able to directly help animals in need. In pursuit of her love for pets and their people, Jessica decided to further her studies by enrolling in the CSCC Veterinary Technician program and is expected to graduate in Spring of 2022!

Jessica hopes to be able to use her education background and RVT training to not only help people and their pets, but to also teach the public what they can do to improve their relationships with local wildlife. For her, education makes things so much less scary! Stated perfected by Jessica, “the more you learn about how things work the more you feel in touch with the world around you. I have learned that the more people know about the animals in their care or in their environment, the more they are willing to do to help them when they are in need.”

She and husband, Perry, settled in Delaware Ohio with their quirky creature family! They have two playful kitties, Tormund the orange tabby and Rusty Bucket the piebald tabby!  Creed their beautiful gecko round the family out. Jessica enjoys nature therapy by spending a lot of time in her growing vegetable garden or hiking with her fiancé. They explore the farmers markets around central Ohio during the summer and enjoy trying new recipes with the vegetables they find. They are also big movie buffs!

Jessica was drawn to AHSH because of the culture & atmosphere – employees are valued and clients are regarded as important individuals in their pet’s care. Perusing AHSH client reviews made it clear to her that the team at AHSH values their relationships with their furry family members. This being said, Jessica’s core values perfectly align with the AHSH mission statement. She is excited to build life-long relationships with the clients and pets at AHSH so that a level of comfort is achieved when they need to bring their pets to AHSH for care. Jessica wants to ensure clients feel confident that when stressful things happen with furry families, we will be there for them and their pet, advocating only the best care for them. Jessica loves what she does and nothing, absolutely nothing, makes her happier than sharing her love for animals with people and feeling like she is contributing to a higher, greater cause in the world.