Shannon has worked at Steveston Veterinary Hospital as a Veterinary Assistant since February 2014. Previously, Shannon volunteered with animal rescue organizations. She chose to work in the field of veterinary medicine due to her love of animals and her desire to help enrich their lives. Shannon has a Spaniel mix named Coco and three cats, two of which were strays she rescued from the street. The three cats are named Blacky, Jasper, and Zoey. In her free time, she enjoys reading, training her dog, and trail walking.