Dima worked as a veterinary assistant for many years in general practice as well as emergency/critical care.  She is now enjoying ophthalmology specialty practice where she feels like every day she learns something new. She has always loved animals and has a numerous personal pets, including a chinchilla named Chu-Chu, a canary named Lemon, and two dogs named Lucy and Winnie. She enjoys painting, making flower wreaths, various other crafts, watching Twilight, and going out to eat with her friends.