Nicole McCready graduated from Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004 and started working at Camelwest shortly thereafter. In 2006 she took over the position of Managing Veterinarian. She is a member of the Association of Avian Veterinarians and the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians. She cares for dogs, cats, rabbits, rodents, ferrets, and avian patients. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, gardening, knitting, and watching anime and science fiction. She is also an endurance athlete and competes in triathlon and open water swim competitions, and is an avid road cyclist. In addition to her human family she also shares her home with three cats and a brown-headed parrot.