Throughout Melinda Barker’s childhood, she observed that the animals she grew up with weren’t cared for correctly. She hated feeling helpless about not having the ability to preserve them blissful and wholesome. As an grownup, she has channeled her ardour for serving to animals because the Fauquier County Animal Management Officer.
With a reputation destined for animal management, Barker, 29, stated she knew she needed to be an animal management officer, particularly after seeing folks in the identical function on Animal Planet. “I received to see all these different folks doing this superb factor, and I used to be like, ‘That is it. That is what I need to do.'”