Get to Know

Get to Know Samantha Sander

Samantha Sander, DVM, Dipl. ACZM, Lecturer, has been with the College of Veterinary Weeks for two weeks. 

Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is:
To promote and expand the zoo and wildlife medicine programs

What is your favorite part of your job?
I enjoy working with the students and the unpredictability of working with zoo and wildlife species.

Complete this sentence: My most memorable day at work was….
My most memorable day at work was managing a rhino with respiratory disease throughout the day and a critically ill neonatal giraffe calf throughout the night. It was, at the very least, a very long day at work!

What would your coworkers be surprised to learn about your life outside of work? 
I enjoy rock climbing.

Do you have any pets?
Yes – 2 dogs, 2 cats, and 2 leopard geckos.