Haley Mades


Haley Mades is a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has one year of professional experience as a fact checker and journalist.


  • Quality Team fact checker for The Spruce Pets
  • Copy Chief for University of Wisconsin-Madison's premier newspaper and former publicity and marketing assistant for the University of Wisconsin Press
  • Former writer for Terrace Views, where she researched and shared trends and events around the city of Madison


Haley is a Wisconsin-based creative freelancer and recent graduate. She has worked as an editor, fact checker, and copywriter for various digital and print publications. Her most recent position was in academic publishing as a publicity and marketing assistant for the University of Wisconsin Press.


Haley received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Creative writing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a minor degree in Classical Studies. After graduating in 2021, she has gained professional experience in fact-checking and got her start in local journalism.

Expertise: Lifestyle, History, Travel, Music and Arts
Education: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location: Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Title: Fact Checker

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.