Laurie grew up in the Brooklyn Center area. She started working in the veterinary field in 1979. She has worked in many aspects in the field including inventory control and technician duties until finally settling in at the front desk 15 years ago. This enabled her to work around her four children’s busy schedules. Laurie enjoys playing recreational volleyball. reading, attending U of M sporting events with her youngest son and walking her dog Mauer. Laurie has been at All Paws since August 2008.