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Education: Iowa State, Kirkwood, Indian Hills Community College

Jessie is a graduate from the Veterinary Technician Program at Kirkwood Community College. She grew up in Albia, IA where she attended Albia Community High School. After graduation, she attended Indian Hills Community College and received an Associate’s Degree in Arts and Sciences.  Jessie continued her education at Iowa State University where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science in 2011. She now lives in Cedar Rapids with her husband and his children.

Jessie has always been passionate about animals and has always wanted an animal-related career. From a young age, she was always the one saving pigeons, rescuing and bottle feeding goats, and wanting to keep every stray dog and cat that crossed her path.

She has 2 dogs, an old Great Dane named Phelps and a Mountain Cur Mix puppy named Doc.

Outside of work, her hobbies include riding horses, spending time with her family, going on nature hikes with her dogs, and other outdoor activities.

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