Shasta has been in the pet care industry for 13 years. She has been the owner of two successful dog-walking companies, Woofwalks (2000-2009) and Bow Wow Ventures (2009 to present). She has been a member of Pet Sitters International for eleven years and a member of the East Bay Pet Sitters Association for four years. She served as Chair of the East Bay Pet Sitters Association from 2011-12. Shasta is Pet CPR and First Aid certified. She has worked closely with the East Bay Regional Park as a liaison between the pet care community and Park board members. Working with animals has always come naturally to Shasta, as she grew up on a farm where she and her family cared for horses and cows. The farm life instilled in Shasta a dedicated work ethic, the love to teach, the drive for happiness, and an enviable optimistic attitude.