Christina Donnelly

Christina Donnelly is a writer, editor, and animal welfare advocate who loves to spread cheer in the form of cute animal photos and interesting animal facts.


  • Nearly 10 years of experience writing digital content about lifestyle, including pets
  • 12+ years volunteering for animal welfare organizations, such as the ASPCA and Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary


Christina has worked in digital media for over a decade. She began her career as an Editor at Nickelodeon, then transitioned into lifestyle content, including pets. Her current 9-to-5 is with Anthem Health, where she works as a content lead. A former Spruce editor, Christina has been contributing content to The Spruce Pets for over two years.

Christina has experiencing managing an animal welfare organization, volunteering at numerous animal shelters and sanctuaries, and writing on all things animals.


Christina received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Marist College in 2010. There, she was the president of FoxP.A.W. (People for Animal Welfare). 

Expertise: Dogs
Education: Marist College
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Title: Writer

About The Spruce Pets

The Spruce Pets, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a new kind of pets website offering practical, real-life tips and training advice to help you care for your pet. The Spruce Pets reaches 10 million people each month. Learn more about us, our editorial process, and our commitment to ensuring we are providing you with the most trustworthy veterinarian advice.

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