Alyssa Calder has had a passion for animals since she was a child. The daughter of a Navy pilot, Alyssa has traveled the world and lived in several different states. As a child, she took horseback lessons for 11 years, and is also a certified scuba diver. Though she calls Ohio home, she now resides in the Little Rock area with her two rescue cats Sabbath and Vivo. She jokes that though she may currently be a crazy cat lady, she dreams of owning property where she can own dogs, horses, and foster animals as well. Alyssa is certified in Pet First Aid and Disaster Response, and hopes to soon become a certified pet trainer. After obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and Criminal Justice, and spending years in the corporate world as a Trainer and Customer Service professional, Alyssa’s true passion is taking care of animals. Though she has finally found a way to turn her passion into a career, she doesn’t look at her pet sitting as a job. Instead, she calls the visits “Pet Therapy” as the animals bring her both happiness and relaxation. Alyssa will be covering the Maumelle area and neighboring towns as needed and looks forward to meeting her next pet client!