Davy is a lifelong resident of Pennsylvania apart from some college years living in Tokyo. They graduated from West Chester University with a B.A. in Foreign Languages and International Business, focusing on French, Japanese, and Russian languages and cultures. Prior to graduating, they worked as a peer educator for the offices of international studies and LGBTQA services at their university. After graduating, they worked as an AKC certified dog trainer for both pets and service dogs for several years. They began training their current service dog, Quibbler, in September of 2019. They now run their own online boutique, Panda Purl Studio, in addition to content writing and managing HAYS. They are extremely passionate about animals, including everything from proper husbandry to the laws that govern both pet ownership and service dog access. They’ve owned several cats, rats, dogs, guinea pigs, mice, hamsters, lizards, snakes, and aquatic creatures, and even ran their own small animal rescue for several years. In their spare time, they enjoys crafting, reading, and traveling.