Jessica Wrubel

Jessica Wrubel

Jessica Wrubel has been educating for over 15 years in and outside of the classroom. In addition to working in education, she has an accomplished background as a writer and copy editor, working for various publications, newspapers, and in public libraries assisting with reference, research, and special projects. She reviews articles on a range of lifestyle topics—including pet care and pet products—for The Spruce Pets and The Spruce, checking for factual accuracy and consistency.


  • 8 years as a writer, copy editor, and photographer, covering a wide range of topics from news and interviews to round-ups and trend pieces
  • 7 years as a teacher in public education
  • 10 years planning events and as a consultant for DIY tips and tricks for the home including design, organization and repairs


Jessica has a fierce eye for detail, errors, and inaccuracies thanks to her experience as an educator, writer, and copy editor. Prior to joining Dotdash, Jessica photographed and wrote for local weekly publications and websites owned by Tribune Publishing and Hearst Communications as well as copy edited for trade publications.


Jessica received a BS in Journalism with a minor in Nutrition and an MA in School Health Education from Southern Connecticut State University.

Education: Southern Connecticut State University
Location: Chicago, Illinois
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.

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