Andrea has a love for animals, and has a great deal of experience with them. She worked at her neighborhood veterinary clinic for six years while she was a teenager, and was part of the medical team at a wildlife sanctuary in Texas where she worked for two years. She was a television reporter for 17 years, and found many opportunities to do stories on pets and pet care. She currently has two cats and three horses. The piece below is part of an article that she's working on about hind end paralysis in cats.