Alyse was born in Louisiana and lived there until the summer of 2016 when she moved to Kansas. She became part of the Pet Haven team in 2021. She is currently double majoring in Zoo Science and Conservation Science at Friends University and is graduating in May 2023 (finally!). Her conservation senior project is on kestrel conservation and she is working with a local wildlife rehabilitator to monitor a small population here in Wichita. She is also an intern in the veterinary department at Sedgwick County Zoo. Her favorite hobbies are reading, watching tv, and snuggling with her dog, Phil.