Wanda was born and raised in New Gloucester. She graduated from Gray-New Gloucester High School and went on to study and graduate from Benard’s School of Hair Fashion. Shortly after, she moved to Virginia, where she trained in K-9 Obedience as well as Confirmation. Wanda has bred and raised Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs and eventually got into showing them, along with other large breeds including Rottweilers, Belgian Malinois and Tibetan Mastiffs.
While in Virginia, Wanda also worked as a Veterinary Assistant at an animal hospital. She joined the Gray-New Gloucester Animal Hospital in 1996, upon moving back up to Maine. She is married, has two children and three grandsons. Wanda currently has one dog, several hens, and too many roosters! Her hobbies include reading, cooking, spending time with her family and watching her son and grandsons play sports.