Marissa was born and raised in Wendell. From a very young age she always had a passion for animals. Her childhood dog, Scooter, really helped her follow her passion. Marissa is always willing to help any dog or cat in need, Whether it’s through volunteering, fundraising, fostering, or adopting. Marissa also has three fur babies of her own. Her two dogs, Cali and Arlo, and her cat, Remi. She plans to continue her education in the animal field to follow her life long dream of a career working with animals. In her free time you can find her playing with her pups and baking delicious goodies.