Erika was born and raised in Tampa Florida. She recently graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. Erika has a strong passion for working with animals. Her ultimate goal is to become a veterinarian. Erika has one calico cat named Sophie that she adopted from the humane society about four years ago. She also cares for two ball pythons. During Erika’s free time she likes to go to the beach, shop, travel, or spend time with family and friends. Erika previously worked as a Kennel tech and is now training to become a vet nurse. She is thankful for the opportunity that the staff at Ehrlich Animal Hospital has given her. She cannot wait to see what the future has in store.