Mindy was born in Hawaii but spent the majority of her younger years here in Northern Virginia, also moved around from state to state and out of the country. Growing up, she has had dogs, a cat, hamsters, rats, and fish. After graduating high school she moved around a bit until discovering that her true passion is in veterinary medicine. Mindy then graduated fro the Veterinary Technician Institute of Pittsburgh. She worked in a mobile vaccine clinic, volunteered, and fell in love with a kitten, whom she adopted. After returning to Northern Virginia she passed her National Examination of Veterinary Technicians test and became licensed. Mindy now lives locally with her cat Muzz, and enjoys learning more and more each day.