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With a lifelong passion for helping the elderly and chronically ill, Miranda Braithwaite, 37, pursued a medical degree at UW–Wisconsin believing she would one day be helping humans. Then, in 2010, she adopted a wonderful pooch. That changed everything.

She shifted her career path from caring for humans to caring for pets.

Braithwaite worked at the Dane County Humane Society as kennel supervisor, and also at WisCares (photo above), which she describes as a marriage between vet school and the school of social work, before tacking on five more years of schooling to earn a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree as well as a Master of Public Health. Along the way, she also worked with Journeys Home Pet Euthanasia…read more