Karen was raised in Taxco de Alarc贸n Guerrero, Mexico. Her dad and herself took care of several animals during their time in Mexico including 3 parrots, 2 turtles, several fishes, and 2 rottweilers. Since the age of 3 she knew she wanted to help as many animals as possible. She moved to Ottawa 4 years ago and graduated high school in 2018. Currently she is at Carleton University studying Biology with the purpose to graduate with a Masters Degree in biology and continue her studies to become a veterinarian. In 2017, Karen started as a CO-OP student here at Montreal Road Animal Hospital and became an official employee 2 years ago.