Sondra graduated from the Medical Institute of MN (now Argosy Univ.) as a Certified Veterinary Technician in 1994. She has been employed at Southdale Pet Hospital since that time, with a brief move to Iowa to care for family. Sondra and her husband, Jim, live in Bloomington with their two Springers, Duke and Rusty. She enjoys reading, walking dogs, crafts, puzzles and Bible study.