Chandler joined Exotic Vet Care after graduating from the University of South Carolina with a B.S. in Biology and Geography and working as a rehabilitator at Carolina Wildlife Center, where she fell in love with avian medicine. She has interned in the Avian Medical Clinic at the Center for Birds of Prey and worked on several projects with various organizations promoting environmental health including mapping invasive species for the SC Forestry Commission, tracking toxic waste pollution actively impacting the Congaree Watershed, and assisting in lab work on ecological dynamics of resource allocation in butterfly populations. She has grown a passion to protect and help all animals in need.