Nicole was born and raised in Shubenacadie, NS. Growing up with many cats and dogs, she always knew that she wanted to work with animals one day. After high school she studied at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College and graduated as a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2007.  Nicole has over 12 years of experience in the veterinary field in both general practice and emergency medicine. She is Fear Free Certified in low stress handling of canine and feline patients and strives to make all patients feel as happy and relaxed as possible while in her care.  In her free time Nicole enjoys hiking and kayaking with her two dogs and snuggling with her two kitties.