Lorena was born and raised in Reno, Nevada and came to live in Phoenix in October of 2012. She has four cats of her own: Charlie, Bailey, Norman, and Nakita. Lorena grew up with animals her whole life, but it was not until high school that she realized she was interested in Veterinary Medicine. She first started working at an animal shelter in Reno, Nevada as a Veterinary Assistant. After a couple of years she knew she wanted to do more. Lorena started to work at a small animal hospital where she got her experience as a Veterinary Technician. She worked there for 7 years until the big move to Phoenix with her fiancé Keith and their four cats. Lorena is currently continuing her education in animal medicine and attending Penn Foster Community College to pursue her credential as a Certified Veterinary Technician.