Annette grew up on a farm in Big Sandy, Texas. She knew at a young age that animals would always be an important part of her identity. Annette earned an Associate Degree in Animal Science at Utah Career College. She has worked with many vets on a large variety of different species including cows, sheep, dogs, cats, rabbits, and primates. Annette met Tena while working at Utah Veterinary Center as a veterinary rehabilitation technician. Annette also works at Barley’s Canine Recreation Center. Annette enjoys biking (pedal and motor), hiking, quilting, and spending time with her husband Mike and her four and two legged children.