Shannon was born in Bristol, England and moved to Vancouver Island when she was 17. After receiving her Bachelor of Arts, she decided to take the Veterinary Assistant course at Sprott Shaw College. Shannon loves working with animals and finds great fulfillment with this career choice. When not at work, she can be found hiking, dancing, reading, and knitting, and has recently been volunteering with the BC Bat Count. Shannon has a Holland Lop named Iris, a Corn Snake named Monsanto.