Ellen P. has been a member of the BPC team since March 2012. She grew up just northwest of Chicago where her parents owned & operated an Equestrian Facility/Riding School. This life experience drew her to pursue horses as a course of study. She moved here to VA and pursued and received a degree in Equine Studies. It was during that pursuit that she had the opportunity to work with exotic animals including lions, tigers, and bears — and African elephants, too. Her love and interest of animals including cats and dogs connected her to various animal jobs and also led her to Becky’s, from 2006 till 2010 and now again since 2012. She’s so glad to be back.