Chantel was born and raised on Vancouver Island. She has always had a passion for animals and has known she belongs in the animal care field. She graduated from CDI college June 2023, from the Veterinarian Health Care Assistant program. Chantel’s next step in veterinary health will to pursue becoming a veterinarian technician in the near future. Chantel has three animals of her own. A shar-pei mix named Leo and two cats, Snuggs and toots. When not working with animals, Chantel enjoys hiking, fishing, and adventuring to new places all over Vancouver Island with her family.