Amanda joined the North Paw team in September of 2018. She graduated from Veterinary school in Brazil and is currently studying towards getting her diploma validated in the US. Since then, she has worked with animal nutrition at a zoo and with cardiovascular research at a local University. She is passionate about providing animal nursing care and is very interested in the Fear free approach. In her free time, she enjoys kick-boxing, taking pottery classes and volunteering at a feral cat spay and neuter clinic. Amanda and her husband, Tim, live in Chapel Hill with their calico cat, Olive.