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About Daily Paws

Celebrating animals living their best life. Empowering pet lovers to make that life possible. At Daily Paws, we understand your pets are cherished family members. With trusted information and joyful inspiration, Daily Paws celebrates every aspect of pet parenting, helping you give your pets their best lives.

DailyPaws.com Editorial Staff


VP, Editorial Strategy & Operations Melissa Inman
Senior Content Director, Health Parenting & Pets Amanda Wolfe
Acting General Manager, Health Parenting & Pets Angelique Jurgill

Editorial Director Karman Wittry Hotchkiss
Deputy Editor April Saylor
Photo Editor Jody Tramontina
Senior Editor, SEO Leah Lopez Cardenas
Senior Editor, Abbie Harrison
Editor, Pet Health & Behavior Haylee Bergeland, CPDT-KA, CBCC-KA, RBT
Associate Editor Austin Cannon
Social Media Editor Samantha Saunion
Contributing Staff Writers Tracey Kelley, Emily Schroeder

SEO Content Strategist Rachel Crocetti
Newsletter Editor Anna Pattison

Creative Director, Meredith Design Team Rebecca Hart
Art Director Julia Bohan
Designers Eric Jeon, Caitlin-Marie Miner Ong, Yeji Kim, Emma Darvick

Executive Producer, Original Video Annie DiGregorio 
Supervising Producer Lauren Brenner
Senior Producer Carly Silverman
Senior Producer/Production Manager Amy Frank
Writer/Producer Sean Grossman
Associate Producer Victoria Droese

Daily Paws Advisory Board

  • Alicen Tracey,​ DVM, Fear-Free certified, Den Herder Veterinary Hospital
  • Amelia Wieber​ CPDT-KA, CCBC, Fear-free certified, Caring Behavior Animal Behavior Consulting
  • Eduardo J. Fernandez​, PhD, Senior Lecturer of Animal Behavior, Welfare, and Ethics in the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Irith Bloom​ CPDT-KSA, CBCC-KA, CDBC, CSAT, KPA CTP, VSPDT, CBATI, VSDTA Faculty, DWA Faculty, The Sophisticated Dog, LLC
  • Lauren Novack, MS, KPA-CTP, ACDBC, NYC Behavior Vets
  • Leslie Sinn,​ DVM, DACVB, CPDT-KA, Behavior Solutions
  • Leslie Stewart​, PhD, LCPC, Associate Professor Counseling at Idaho State University
  • Melissa Winkle​ OTR/L, FAOTA, CPDT-KA, Dogwood Therapy Services
  • Pam Johnson-Bennett​ CCBC, Cat Behavior Associates
  • Randi Rossman​ CBCC-KA, CDBC, Canine Behavior Science
  • Katie Evans​ External Affairs Manager, Mars Petcare U.S.

DailyPaws.com Editorial Policy

Our goal is to provide accurate, reliable, credible, engaging, and balanced information online for our consumers. Our editorial content is produced independently and without influence by any advertiser or commercial supporter unless labeled as such. Online content is defined as text, articles, photos, graphics, audio, video, blogs, user-generated content (UGC), and links.

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