Jackie joined Companion Animal Hospital after receiving her certification of completion for the Veterinary Assistant program from Triton College in May of 2022. She has grown up with pets in the household and has always had a love for animals. She found herself rescuing dogs and cats throughout her young adulthood and knew at some point in her life she would like to work with animals. She currently has one dog named Mia who is half akita and half chow chow and has two cats named Lily and Ralphie. In her spare time she enjoys painting and spending quality time with her family and pets.