Jen Osburn Eliot has been a veterinary assistant at Bear Creek Animal Clinic since fall of 2015. She graduated from Oregon State University in 2009 with a degree in zoology and worked as a professional zookeeper for 5 years. Since then she has worked at Wildlife Images as a wildlife rehabilitator. She has experience working with a wide variety of domestic and exotic animals but her favorite animals are her ‘kids’ at home: two cats, two dogs, and two geckos. She moved to the Rogue Valley to be with family and loves living here! She enjoys hiking, kayaking, and exploring around Southern Oregon in her free time.