Dana grew up in Alabama and spent her youth at their family’s lake home where she enjoyed catching turtles and snakes. She always loved animals and has owned several dogs and cats. She loves to help pets and their owners daily as a Veterinary Assistant.
Dana moved to Wisconsin in 1998 and worked in the IT department of a distribution center. She spent 12 years there until she decided to pursue a job that she would really enjoy. She volunteered at the Humane Society and took a Veterinary Assistant’s course. She then joined the Prairie Side family in December of 2012.
Dana is married and has three step-children. They have a 7 year old cat named Simba and a 2.5 year old cat named Oliver. Simba goes for walks on a leash and enjoys chasing bugs and rolling in the grass. Dana enjoys motorcycle trips with her husband, walking Simba and spending time with her family.