Martin, originally known as the “Rat Lady of Chicago,”
is the founder and owner of Amazing Animals and has over twenty-five
years of experience working with and training animals.
She has a college degree in Animal Husbandry and is also a graduate
of the Brookfield Zoological Internship program.
Samantha is a feline specialist and is continuing her education
by taking courses towards an Animal Behaviorist degree.
Before starting her own business, she worked at a variety of animal
facilities, including a veterinary clinic, animal shelter, and
Samantha and her animals have made numerous appearances on local
and national television and radio programs, such as The
Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Animal
Planet, Wild Chicago, 190 North,
WGN, CBS, MTV, CNN, and more.
They have also
toured throughout the United States and Europe and many of her
animals have appeared in movies, music videos, commercials, and
Samantha, herself, has been featured in several books and articles,
including “Ten Minutes to Cat Training” and “Staci’s
Guide to Animal Movies.”
and Caesar the Serval
are always looking for volunteers and interns to assist
in the care of our animals. If you or someone you know
would be interested in the opportunity to learn about
and work with animals, please contact us at
773-549-3357 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.