Chantel graduated from the first class of Veterinary Technicians in 2005 from Algonquin College. She then passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE) to achieve her Registered Veterinary Technician status (RVT). She continues to maintain her RVT status through various continuing education opportunities. Chantel also has a strong interest in animal physical rehabilitation and is currently taking courses and attending seminars to help broaden her knowledge to better help patients recover or maintain mobility and comfort. Chantel is also kept very busy outside the clinic with her own animals which include cats, dogs, dairy goats, horses, chickens and a gecko.