Dale graduated from British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) as a Registered Nurse. After working in emergency services, she transitioned to the Veterinarian industry, where she has gathered a lifetime of experience as a Veterinary Technician. Specializing within the areas of: emergency, dental, surgery, anesthesia, animal care and office manager. In her 45 years in the industry, she has developed experience with large and small animals, including exotic and wildlife. She lives with her husband, Roger on an acreage within the Okanagan area, where they have several horses, a miniature donkey, dogs, a cat and fish! In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, photography, golf and visiting her daughter Kelly, who lives in the Yukon.