Amanda was born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan. She moved to the Okanagan in 2007 and fell in love with Kelowna! She completed her Veterinary Office Assistant program in 2010. She and her husband Shayne have a Silky Terrier named Fry, a Springer Spaniel named Lenny, and three handsome ginger kitties named Keymoh, Eddy, and Bo. She enjoys the fast pace of emergency medicine. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys camping, hiking, snowboarding, canoeing, and all outdoor activities.