Courtney was raised in Camp Verde, surrounded by a wide variety of animals, which sparked a lifelong love for them. She has clinical and personal experience with large and small animals, as well as exotics. Courtney received an Associates of Science in Veterinary Technology from Shasta College in Redding California, and is currently attending Penn Foster so that she can become a Certified Technician in Arizona. She is also a Fear Free Certified Professional, and is certified in pet first aid and CPR. In her free time, Courtney enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, riding horses, drawing and reading.