Leslie is a native of California and grew up in an Air Force family. She traveled and lived extensively in Europe and the US for many years before settling in Highland, California. As a young teen, Leslie trained puppies for Guide Dogs For The Blind. She attended Cal State SB majoring in biology and graduated from U.H. Career College and has been a veterinary technician for 25 years. Leslie has had extensive training in dental hygiene. She was an integral part, along with Dr. Chauhan, in the opening of East Valley Pet Hospital in August 2009, and has been the hospital's Practice Manager. Leslie's interests include golfing, boating, wakeboarding, classic cars, wine tasting and is a country music fanatic. Leslie has lived in Redlands for 25 years with her husband and 2 children and her dog, "Sunny D". She finds helping clients in need and rescuing pets very rewarding.