Amy grew up in the small town of Baroda, Michigan before moving to the Kalamazoo area she was 24. She has always loved animals and had a menagerie of pets growing up. She showed rabbits in 4-H as a child, had many dogs and cats, and finally fulfilled her dream of having a horse at the age of 20. Growing up, she wanted to be a veterinarian because her passion is helping people and their pets, so she volunteered at her first vet clinic in high school and has been working on and off in veterinary field since. Amy has always worked as a dog groomer for 10 years and continues to groom dogs part time Amy met her husband, Dane, in 2007 and they were married in 2013. In her free time, she grooms dogs, loves to hike with her dogs, read, watch movies and is active in her church.