- A life-long animal lover and supporter
- Served as pet parent to a dog, cats, parakeets, gerbils, a rabbit, fish, hermit crabs, and a chicken
- An experienced journalist working on a book about cat nutrition
Alissa Wolf is a former writer for The Balance Careers, where she wrote about pet shops and the pet services industry for more than three years. She has been a pet parent to every manner of furry, finned and feathered creature: a dog, parakeets, gerbils, a rabbit, fish, hermit crabs, a chicken, and several cats.
Alissa has worked as a columnist and correspondent for numerous regional and national newspapers and magazines. She has had many opportunities to write about and help draw awareness to the need to cherish, respect, and provide the best care for pets and animals.
Wolf has helped out with the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in New Jersey, and she is currently is working on a book about cat nutrition.
She was editor-in-chief of "Adventure in the Smokies," a lifestyles and features magazine that served the Smoky Mountains region of Western North Carolina, where she had many opportunities to write about wildlife.
Wolf attended New York University where she received her B.A. in Journalism.
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