Diane Schmidt

Diane E. Schmidt is a published author and moving expert with great tips for how you can easily move with a pet. She says she owes her succession of moves to growing up on a fifth-generation farm. She has moved to moved to four countries, 10 cities, two towns, and a coastal village, from which she's learned plenty of moving lessons that contribute to her content.


  • 10+ years experience of writing about moving
  • Contributed her moving expertise to The Spruce and The Spruce Pets for 11 years


Diane and her family have moved around the block and halfway around the world, renting trucks, hiring moving companies, and packing up more than 28 times. Through it all, she has perfected the art of stress-free moving.

Expertise: Moving

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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