Paula was born in the Fredericton area and has lived in the Oromocto/Burton area for over 30 years. After 22 years in the financial industry, she decided to make a career change and follow her heart. She came to work at Douglas Animal Hospital in August 2010, starting as part time and became a full time employee in 2011.
She has a Dachshund named Heidi at home. During her spare time, Paula spends time on her country property. She enjoys many outdoor sports such as canoeing, kayaking, camping, and four-wheeling, and taking long drives on her Harley. She has also taken up snowshoeing with her dog during the winter months.