Hollie joined Animal Ark in the first quarter of 2016 as a Ward Assistant whilst completing a university animal science degree.
Prior to joining animal Ark Hollie studied animal care and animal management At Writtle college. She has gained lots of practical experience including working at groomers, kennels, riding stables, veterinary practices and a wildlife hospital for a period of 3 years.
During her first year of studies at university Hollie has had the good fortune to travel to South Africa where she got to work closely with wild animals in rehabilitation centres and qualified in a reptile first aid course.
Hollie is currently carrying out her formal nurse training.
Hollie has a keen interest in veterinary nursing, surgery and dentistry and has a huge passion for animals including exotics which she has been familiar with since a very young age.
In her spare time, Hollie likes to spend time with her own animals which includes African land snails, Syrian hamsters, a bearded dragon and her Yorkshire Terrier Cross “Lillie” who she enjoys taking for long walks in the countryside.