Jennifer Bove

Jennifer Bove, Quality Team Editor

Jennifer Bové is an expert in companion animal care with 40 years of hands-on experience in the field. She is an award-winning contributor to the National Wildlife Federation's children's magazines and the author of 15 animal-themed children's books. She has worked as a veterinary technician and wildlife field biologist, volunteered as a rescuer of wild and domestic animals, and spent her lifetime in the company of pet cats and dogs.

Highlights

  • 10+ years of experience in the fields of veterinary medicine and wildlife biology
  • Author of 15 books about wild animals for young readers
  • Has 18+ years of experience writing about nature, animals, conservation, and sustainability

Experience

Jennifer Bové has been a contributing writer to the National Wildlife Federation's children's magazines for over 20 years and has published 15 wildlife-themed children's books. She is a former writer for ThoughtCo, where she contributed content relating to animals and wildlife conservation for more than a year and a half. She has worked as a veterinary technician and wildlife field biologist, volunteered as a rescuer of wild and domestic animals, and spent her lifetime in the company of pet cats and dogs.


Education

B.S., Biology, University of Missouri-Columbia


Expertise: Pets, Wildlife, and Conservation Science
Education: University of Missouri
Location: Mountain Home, Arkansas
Title: Animal Conservation and Care Expert

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