Katelyn grew up on a small farm in SE Iowa where her love of animals began. At a young age she was showing sheep, goats, beef, and dairy cattle at the county and state fairs. She even taught her ram lamb “Smokey” to play basketball on the farm. After attending community college in Iowa for Veterinary Assistant and Animal Humane Officer; she went to Melbourne, Australia for Veterinary Nursing. Katelyn was able to develop her knowledge of dog psychology working at a doggie daycare throughout college. After college, she worked as a veterinary technician, and later veterinary practice manager. In her free time, she enjoys taking her Jeep off road, hiking, eating, and driving her motorcycle.