Claudia grew up in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia, PA where she developed her passion for animals through competitive horseback riding. She attended the College of Charleston in South Carolina where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology. After college, Claudia moved to New York with her two rescue dogs to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. In her free time, she enjoys walking her dogs through Central Park. Claudia aspires to attend graduate school for veterinary medicine and specialize in equine dermatology.