Pamela Tejeda was born and raised in New York, and as a child, she had a Cornish hen and a dog named Bobby. Even then she was interested in working with animals and always wanted to become a veterinarian. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology with a minor in Chemistry from State University of New York at Oswego, and she obtained a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in the Dominican Republic. She researched wildlife exotics in two universities in Brazil, and she volunteered at many animal shelters. Her special interests in veterinary medicine are small animal internal medicine, neurology and ophthalmology.
Pamela Tejeda shares her home with two green-cheek conures, Cali and Baby, as well as dogs Lillie, a Chihuahua; Cody, a Maltese, and Koba, a black Lab/German shepherd. She enjoys spending her free time with friends and family; outdoor activities like walking, running, cycling and hiking; traveling; playing the guitar recreationally, and reading/learning in general.