Sharon graduated from the U. of Guelph with an honours B.Sc. Degree in Zoology, and then in 1993 she graduated from Cariboo College in Kamloops, BC with an Animal Health Technology diploma. She then returned to Ontario for a few years before moving east to Nova Scotia, working at a number of veterinary clinics along the way. She started with the Halifax Veterinary Group in 2013. She also works weekends at the Metro Animal Emergency Clinic. Her most memorable experience as a technician was in 2012 when she volunteered with the Canadian Animal Assistance Team, participating in a spay/neuter/vaccine clinic in Nunavut for 9 days. Her free time is spent with her 5 rescued cats (Gizmo, Gremlin, Alf, Magic, and Merlin) and with her dog, Angie.