Melanie has lived in Fort Erie area since moving here a child. She completed a high school co-op at Borderview Veterinary Hospital and went on to Ridgetown College to study to be a Veterinary Technician, becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) in 2000. She worked as a RVT in Niagara-on-the-Lake and at Borderview Veterinary Hospital prior to switching careers and returning to school to become a paramedic. Melanie returned to BVH as Client Service Representative (CSR) in 2017 to fulfill a continuity of care role. She is a wife and a mother to three children, two orange cats (Woody and Channing) and a yellow Lab puppy named Fisher. When not at BVH, she works seasonally for a florist and in the Test Barn at the Fort Erie Racetrack! Outside of work, Melanie enjoys running, reading and time at the cottage with her family.