After vet school she moved to Pennsylvania with her husband and numerous jack russells. She is active with the National Jack Russel Club, (JRTCA), where she is a conformation and go-to-ground judge.
Her home is shared with four jack russells and a lab mix. She and her husband Paul have ten grandchildren. Dr. Valles enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine; especially surgery and dentistry.
She appreciates interacting with clients and sharing funny stories. Her hobbies include competition K9 agility, jigsaw puzzles, reading, making jewelry, and spending time with her family.