Authors & Reviewers
We collaborate with a number of writers, veterinarians and pet experts to create educational & useful articles for you and your dog or cat. From addressing medical questions to providing pet-centric DIY projects, these are the partners that make our content possible.
Jean Marie Bauhaus is a freelance content writer who has been writing in the pet health and lifestyle space since 2014. Her clients have included brands like Hill’s Pet, American Kennel Club, Chewy, and more. She also writes novels and is currently working on a romance series for dog lovers under a pen name. She lives, writes and homesteads in the Ozarks with her husband of 15 years and their dogs.
Articles by Jean-Marie
Christine Brovelli-O’Brien holds a Ph.D. in English and is a former educator. As a professional member of the Cat Writers’ Association, Christine uses her extensive writing experience to explore the fun and fascinating world of pet ownership. Her work has been honored by the CWA with Muse Medallions and Certificates of Excellence in Writing. Some of her favorite non-pet topics to explore include education, literature, lifestyle, and neuroscience. When she’s not researching the intricacies of pet health and behavior, she’s busy mothering one human child and four pets.
Articles by Christine
Angela Tague is a pet mom and writer in the Midwest. Growing up on a rural Iowa farm, she befriended all kinds of animals. Over the years she’s cared for a ball python, leopard gecko, pot-bellied pigs, horses, cockatiels and countless other pets including cats and dogs. Before writing became her full-time career, Angela’s passion for pets led her to work in management for Petco where she expanded her knowledge of the world of pets. When she’s not exploring nature trails with her dog, Angela’s writing for petcare brands including Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Kaytee, Purina, Zilla, Aqueon, Petco and Big Heart Pet.
Articles by Angela
Erin Ollila is a pet enthusiast who believes in the power of words and how a message can inform—and even transform—its intended audience. She helps big brands and small businesses marry strategy, storytelling, and SEO. And one of her favorite subjects to write about is animals. Erin's written hundreds of articles about the health and behavior of dogs and cats, and believes there will always be more to learn about our furry friends. When she's not writing, you can find her indulging in her favorite ice cream or attending her children's sports games and creative activities. Erin graduated from Fairfield University with an M.F.A. in Creative Writing, and lives in Southeastern MA with her family.
Articles by Erin
Amy Shojai, CABC is a certified animal behavior consultant, and nationally known authority on pet care and behavior. She began her career as a veterinary technician and is the award-winning author of more than 35 prescriptive nonfiction pet books. Amy has also published more than 4000 articles and columns. She writes widely in the pet field on training, behavior, health care (both allopathic and holistic), and the health benefits of keeping cats and dogs. She is a co-founder and past president of the international Cat Writers’ Association, a certified member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, a Fear Free Certified Trainer, and Dog Writers Association of America. She lives in north Texas and is an active pet parent.
Dr. Sarah Wooten is a well known international influencer in the veterinary and animal health care spaces. She has 16 years experience in private practice and over 10 years experience in media work. Dr. Wooten is a certified veterinary journalist, a member of the AVMA, and is passionate about helping pet parents learn how to care better for their fur friends. She is also a co-creator of the wildly popular card game ‘Vets Against Insanity’. She lives in the mountains of Colorado with her family and spends her free time skiing and exploring the great outdoors.
Articles by Sarah
Dr. Laci Schaible is a small animal veterinarian, entrepreneur, author, and speaker. A graduate of Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Wake Forest University School of Law, Dr. Schaible utilizes her skillset to advocate for progressive change in the veterinary industry, from advocating for widespread availability of generic and affordable prescriptions for pets, to founding the world’s first Internet-based veterinary telehealth service, to advancing the current practice management systems available to veterinary teams. The mental health of her veterinary colleagues is a cause near and dear to her heart. She serves as an advisor on a number of boards within the veterinary field. She lives in Sarasota, Florida with her son and their menagerie of pets.
Articles by Laci
Dr. Jessica Seid is an emergency veterinarian currently practicing in the New England area. She grew up in rural West Virginia, which is where her passion for animals began, surrounded by family pets and abundant wildlife. She graduated from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008 and following graduation completed an internship outside of Chicago. Since then, she has been practicing at an emergency and specialty hospital for over a decade. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society. When not helping her patients, she enjoys traveling and exploring the outdoors with her husband, daughter and French Bulldog.
Articles by Jessica
Dr. Patty Khuly is an award-winning veterinarian known for her independent thinking, her spirited pet advocacy, her passion for the veterinary profession, and her famously irreverent pet health writing. Dr. K is an honors graduate of both Wellesley College and the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She received her MBA at The Wharton School of Business as part of the prestigious VMD/MBA dual-degree program. She now owns Sunset Animal Clinic, a veterinary practice in Miami, Florida. But that's not all. Dr. K is a nerdy reader, avid knitter, hot yoga fanatic, music geek, struggling runner, and indefatigable foodie. She lives in South Miami with three dogs, countless cats, two rescued goats and a hilarious flock of hens. You can follow her writing at DrPattyKhuly.com and at sunsetvets.com.
Articles by Patty
Dr. Hull grew up in Omaha, Nebraska and after graduating from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in animal science with an emphasis on nutrition, he remained at his alma mater to complete his veterinary education. Following graduation from vet school, he started his career in academia while focusing on advanced education in small animal internal medicine through internships and residencies at Purdue University, the University of Illinois, and the University of Missouri. He joined Hill’s Pet Nutrition in July 2020 as a Professional Digital Education Specialist, utilizing his academic background to develop educational materials on therapeutic pet foods for veterinary healthcare professionals. In his free time he enjoys hiking, camping, cheering for the Kansas City sports teams, riding his horse, and enjoying time at home with his two dogs, Ivory and Juniper.
Dr. Weemhoff grew up in New Hampshire and earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire where he developed his interest in veterinary medicine and research. After completing veterinary school at Kansas State University, Dr. Weemhoff worked as an emergency veterinarian for 4 years before earning his PhD in Toxicology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He currently works as a Senior Scientist at Hill’s Pet Nutrition where he combines his background in research and veterinary medicine to conduct clinical trials testing the efficacy of therapeutic pet foods. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, running, and reading. He enjoys returning to New England as often as possible.
Dr. Becky Mullis is a small animal veterinarian and board certified veterinary nutritionist. After graduating from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Mullis completed a small animal internship and a clinical nutrition residency. She is passionate about educating veterinarians worldwide on the impact nutrition can have on the health of pets - both healthy cats and dogs and those with health concerns. She is currently working at the Hill’s office in Switzerland where she lives with her husband, 2 young children and a dog named Luna.
Hein Meyer is a companion animal veterinarian with ample experience in general practice, academia and business. A graduate of the Utrecht University College of Veterinary Medicine in the Netherlands, specialised in companion animal internal medicine and with a PhD in liver disease, Hein is perfectly suited to advise on a variety of diseases in dogs and cats. He has written numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters and has lectured on a variety of internal medicine topics across the globe. Hein's current passion is the digital transformation of the veterinary profession and the many advantages this can bring to pets and pet parents, let alone the positive effects it can have on alleviating some of the stress the veterinary profession is going through. Hein lives in Switzerland with his wife, two sons and English bull terrier Nosey.