Jessica Rodes has been a part of AACS since her externship and is now hired as of July of 2021. She received her Associate of Applied Science degree from Ancilla Domini College and is one of the first five graduates of Ancilla’s veterinary nursing program. She has wanted to work in the veterinary field since kindergarten (as a veterinarian) and has a passion for helping animals in need. Jessica has quite the crew including a black lab named Brandi who loves ear scratches and a new puppy Mack who’s already a gentle giant Saint Bernard/Newfoundland mix. She also has three cats with different personalities including Patchi (cuddler), Butterscotch (carefree), and Callie (the sassy one). She also has 2 gerbils (Tina and Pixie) and an aquarium with 5 fish. Jessica especially enjoys meeting the small exotic pets that come into the clinic and dreams of having a few more in the future. Jessica enjoys her church family as well as many hobbies including drawing, painting, crocheting, horseback riding, camping, four-wheeling, and more.