April has worked in the veterinary field since the summer of 1994. She was a volunteer her senior year of high school and started her first job as a kennel/veterinary assistant a few months after graduating. “My love of animals and the veterinary field was something I knew I wanted to do with my life, I wanted to make it my career.” She has worked at several animal hospitals over the years including five years in the ER Department at NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital before joining the team at Academy East Veterinary Hospital in 2011. When April isn’t working she enjoys spending time with her husband, Daniel and her two children. In her spare time she loves taking pictures, traveling to the mountains and has a fond love of Ford Mustangs. She has a soft spot for Shih Tzu’s. She has a Shih Tzu, Domino and one cat, Dodger.