Melissa lives in Orange City and has been a technician for four years. She got most of her training hands on at FloridaWild and plans to keep furthering her education with the doctors and staff.. She loves acupuncture, holistic medicine, and canine rehabilitation. She and her husband volunteer their free-time rescuing wildlife. She enjoys boating, fishing, and anything outdoors. She also volunteers at least four times a year to help clean up the litter and debris from the beaches, rivers, and lakes. She loves spending time with her four dogs (Tommy, Harriet, Mumford, and Sunny), her two cats (Dexter and Boo), and her rescued squirrel (Murray). She is an artist of many trades and loves to garden. She hopes to further her education in acupuncture, holistic medicine, and canine rehabilitation. She also loves being involved in surgeries and dental techniques. She is always happy and approachable and loves spending time with the clients and their fur babies. She enjoys watching The Red Sox with her Nana and Uncle, and is originally from Worcester, MA. She plans on doing some major traveling these next few years with her husband that she recently married in April 2017