Melanie earned a bachelor's degree in psychology as well as a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of North Florida. She is currently working on her Veterinary Technician Certification through Penn Foster. She has worked in the veterinary field for 13 years and has been with Banfield for the past 7 years. Melanie is also an avid horseback rider and enjoys the sport of mounted shooting in her spare time. She also has a keen interest in birds and reptiles and enjoys spending time with her family, kayaking and finding sharks teeth on the beach.