Tanya graduated from Columbus State Community College in 2008 with an associate's degree in applied sciences of veterinary technology. She became licensed in Ohio and certified in Colorado. Tanya is a Colorado native and has been working at Banfield Pet Hospital since 2012. She loves calico cats and has 2 tortoise shell cats named April and Annie. She also has a chug (Chihuahua/pug mix) named Cricket. On her days off, she enjoys spending time with her 10-year-old son.