Peyton Aaronson, 28
Veterinarian, VCA Desert Animal Hospital and Palm Springs Animal Shelter
A childhood desert biology class at the Palm Springs Art Museum planted the seeds for Aaronson’s veterinary career. “I advocate for animals that can’t advocate for themselves,” she says, noting that she performs medical and preventative care for pets and supervises the Palm Springs Animal Shelter’s vaccination clinics.
• VIDEO: Peyton chats about what it means to be in a family that has produced doctors, surgeons, engineers, and respiratory therapists.