Adriana grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and has a bachelor's degree in Animal Science from North Dakota State University. During college, she completed a zookeeper internship that turned into a job after graduation. She worked with a variety of animals which involved, completing husbandry, participating in enrichment, and operant conditioning training. She moved to Colorado in search of adventure and found her place at IHDI. Here Adriana can form strong relationships with the dogs, watch them learn and succeed, and do her part of making sure they’re happy and healthy so they can have amazing careers.