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Melanie was born and raised in England and always had a passion for working with animals.  She started working as a veterinary technician in Michigan in 1996 and continued when she moved to Wheaton in 2005.  She “retired” from the “tech world” in 2020 but wanted to stay in the field she loves.  She started working at PPVS as Dr. Newman’s administrative assistant in the spring of 2021.

Melanie has 2 amazing adult children, Sydney and Brayden.  Melanie was recently married in 2020 to her best friend Dave.  They also share their home with Piper a German Shepherd, Jack an English Setter mix and 2 cats, Bella and Prim.

When she’s not working she enjoys spending her weekends at her son’s college football games and going to watch her husband’s band Hi Infidelity.