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Emily A.
Veterinary Assistant

Emily was born in Alaska and at the age of nine, her family traded in our house for a sailboat and traveled the seas for three years, ending up on the emerald coast of Alabama. She went to high school at Fairhope High, where she met Sam, whom later married in the courthouse in Valdez, AK, while working at a fish cannery at age 22.

During her high school and college career, Emily sang with the opera and concert chorale, and competed as a USA boxer on the national level, earning the title of National Golden Gloves Champion, and getting second place in the 2016 Olympic qualifiers. 

In addition to her work at VCA, Emily is a professional wildlife and portrait photographer, having minored in photography at Southern Virginia University with a double major in Biology and Biochemistry. She is also a coach a HIIT fitness class at the Alaska Club.

When Emily gets free time, she enjoys scuba diving, kayaking, hiking, traveling, and cuddling her four cats and one dog.