Leslie was born and raised in New York. She moved to Florida at the age of 14. Leslie found her love for working with animals on a trip to Spain where she worked with a dog breeder. She fell in love with small animal medicine and thrives under pressure. She has been a veterinary technician since 2001. Leslie is a mom of 2 teenagers and 8 fur babies. 3 dogs named Jack, Tucker, and Willow and 5 cats Gibson, Claire, Piper, Mavis and Benny. During her free time, she enjoys amusement parks, playing pool, shooting darts, spending time with family and going to the Tampa Bay Bucs games!