Dr. Leisen is from Minnesota. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin, River Falls, and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University. She also earned a Masters of Public Health at the University of Iowa. Dr. Leisen has been with Banfield since 2012, initially practicing in Pennsylvania. She was able to move back to Minnesota to be closer to family and ensuring that her son is able to grow up close to family as well. When not caring for her patients, Dr. Leisen spends time with family and her two dogs. Outside veterinary medicine, she is a certified yoga instructor. She enjoys being outside in the warm weather, going to local festivals and farmers markets, doing arts and crafts, and seeing stage performances (music, dance, or theater).