August 2015 - Present
Jennie has been working
in the animal care field since January 2003 when she started working at
a local Veterinary Office in the kennel and helping out the Veterinary
Technician. She worked at the Veterinarian from 2003 - 2007. In August
of 2007 she landed a job at the local animal shelter working as a
Veterinary Assistant in the spay and neuter clinic. Her many duties
involved vaccinating, De-worming, and medicating sick animals.
She also cleaned the cages. In addition, she was a adoption consultant in the shelter for the perspective adopters.
has over a decade of cumulative professional experience in Veterinary
Medicine, Shelter Medicine, and Animal Rescue work. She has work
experience in animal handling and restraint, animal behavior, animal husbandry, vaccinating, Grooming, Veterinary Technician and
Veterinary Surgical Technician skills, Rabies, and Public Health.
worked in the Shelter in this capacity until August 2013. Jennie
learned the majority of the skills that she applies to her rescue from a
combination of both her work experiences at the Vet and the animal
shelter. Jennie first started fostering and rescuing rabbits from the
shelter through Adopt an Angel in 2013. However she immediately jumped in by
fostering many nursing litters of kittens from the shelter that were
later adopted through Adopt an Angel.
2013 she was promoted to Administrative Support Services at the
shelter in the front office. Her many duties include dispatching calls
to officers, data-entry, accounts receivable, and other finical duties
such as citations and collections, as well as impounding and redeeming
animals that come in the front office. Jennie has professional
experience in Government Administration and working knowledge of Local
animal related County Ordinances. She also has extensive knowledge of
the rabies virus and exposure protocol in addition to the policies and
procedures handling animal bites and bite investigations.
Jennie has always had a passion for animal and animal welfare. When she was a child she was often driving her parents crazy bringing in orphaned and injured animals to help them and released them when they were nursed back to health. Jennie gives all of her credit to God for giving her the gift to help animals in need.
Jennie has 5 Chihuahua's, 3 cats, and 2 rabbits. Mr. Nibb's was Jennie's
first rescued rabbit from the animal shelter who has since gone to rainbow bridge. All of her personal pets were adopted and rescued from the animal shelter.
Jennie is also amateur animal photographer and takes all the public photos posted for the rabbits in the rescue that are on our petfinder.com, adoptapet.com, rescueme.org, and bunspace.com. partner sites.