How I Landed My Dream Job

One year ago today I started my dream job as a wildlife veterinary nurse. These jobs are extremely competitive and hard to come by. In addition to having experience, you often have to know someone on the inside or be in the right place at the right time. It was a long road for me…

Baby Gorilla and Mama Reunited

A baby gorilla, which was delivered by emergency C-section at the San Diego Zoo, was reunited with its mama yesterday after being treated in their veterinary hospital for pneumonia and other respiratory problems. Baby and mom, Imani, are doing well. In the video, we see Imani carrying and holding her baby and nursing the little…

A Beary Lucky Grizzly Bear

Just over a month ago, Marley, a 300 pound grizzly bear was rescued from a sketchy roadside attraction in Georgia where she, along with about 17 other bears, were kept in cement pits where people could pay to feed them. The 7-year old bear and her companions were rescued and moved to the Wild Animal…

Revamp and a Fresh Start!

Those of you that follow my blog may have noticed that I kind of dropped off the grid a while back. I got a new job and have been working a lot of hours (50+ a week) and I am also a full time student taking online classes to become a registered veterinary technician. I…