With a lifetime appreciation of animals and their welfare, and a childhood spent on a hobby farm, Kirstie has continued her passion throughout her professional career. After completion of her Veterinary Assistant Diploma in 2012, Kirstie went on to support veterinarians throughout Vancouver. Before joining A Filthy Dog Daycare, Kirstie completed four years as a Family Care Specialist at a dignified pet memorial centre. There, she provided constant support for grieving families while honoring their companions. When not at work, Kirstie enjoys spending time with family or can be found outside in nature with her two furbabies in tow.