Reola has a passion for working with animals. After graduating from LaGrande High School in Oregon, she went to work with a veterinarian clinic as a vet tech.
Sheattended grooming school in Boise during the 70’s and developed a fondness for the area. After school she opened a successful pet facility called “The Canine Connection” in LaGrande Oregon which included a boarding kennel, grooming parlor, and pet shop.
In 1984 she and her two children moved to Garden City and opened The Regal Beagle, now known as Reola’s Regal Beagle.