We've all seen the cute girl holding the cute puppy in the 1-800-PetMeds TV commercial a thousand times, and for some reason it never seems to get old!  Reason being is Kourtney Hansen, the 32 year old actress from Des Moines. Iowa!

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Kourtney Hansen is a Drake University graduate with a degree in theatre.  She's performed in professional productions, held a job in radio, and has appeared in country music videos with stars Luke Bryan and Keith Urban.

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Kourtney currently works for Country Music Television (CMT).  She is a dance instructor and former dancer for the Nashville Predators hockey team.  She's still on board with the team as a "game host"!

Kourtney Hansen recently joined the cast of the ABC drama, Nashville, where she plays Emily; the assistant to country music diva, Juliette Barnes played by Hayden Panetierre.  She currently resides in Nashville.

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