Mercedes has loved animals and has wanted to work in veterinary medicine since she was 8 years old. She worked at an equestrian center for 5 years before coming to work at Wasilla Vet in August of 2018. She graduated from the Mat-Su College Veterinary Assisting program in the summer of 2018. When Mercedes is not working with animals, she loves to go hiking, fishing, and on long road trips. She aspires to become an LVT in the future.