Dr. Aparna Arun grew up in India where she completed her undergraduate degree in chemistry, botany, and zoology. She obtained her graduate degree in veterinary medicine from the University of Melbourne, Australia, where she had the opportunity to treat koalas, kangaroos, and snakes, before returning to her hometown of Bangalore to volunteer at CUPA, a
Dr. Emalee Blumhagen grew up in Seattle, WA and was the youngest of four children. She played ice hockey at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA where she obtained her undergraduate degree in 2010. After graduating, she worked in human medicine in the field of diagnostic imaging while also training in wildlife rehabilitation.