Meet Nikki - Technician in Training
A local from North Lake Tahoe, Nikki graduated from The Citadel Military College of South Carolina with a degree in Health Science. After college, she lived in Madrid, Spain for 5 years playing 2nd Division soccer. She has a variety of experience working with animals. She worked with Military Working Dogs at Lackland Airforce Base, the Animal Defense League in San Antonio, sled dogs in Juneau Alaska and street dogs in Rishikesh India. After watching a street dog die of distemper in India she was inspired to help change their situation. She teamed up with other expats to form a charity in Rishikesh called Karma Animal Trust which provides medical care and spay/neuter programs. After rescuing an abandoned puppy in Rishikesh she moved home to Tahoe and is continuing her passion for medicine and helping others. She lives in Incline Village, NV with her rescue dog Souldier and her boyfriends 3 dogs. She also runs her own dog care business called Dog Adventures of Tahoe. In her free time she plays for Reno Tahoe Liberty FC WPSL soccer team and enjoys spiritual practices like yoga and hiking.