Irene works in the capacity of Sympathy Coordinator at Parkway Small Animal and Exotic Hospital. As a certified Pet Loss and Grief Companion she brings a lifetime of respect, care and love for animals. Her mission is to combine knowledge, experience and passion in meeting the needs of heartbroken people who have lost their beloved family pets. Nature has always played an important role in Irene's life. Irene is a DNR Michigan licensed rehabilitator and founder of Wild Refuge Rehabilitation Center. Through these outlets, Irene is able to help our wildlife, teach children and achieve a peaceful balance in life.