Katie Begley

As a military spouse and mom of three who are always on the move, Katie has learned what it takes to keep her family (and their pets) happy and healthy as they enjoy adventures all around the world. Katie and her family currently call Virginia Beach, Virginia home. Connect with Katie on Twitter @katiebwriter or online at www.katiemelynnbegley.com


  • Katie has written about parenting and families for At Ease Magazine, Legacy, and Monterey Bay Parent, where she was a monthly columnist.
  • She has a bachelor's degree in English from the United States Naval Academy and a Master’s degree in Education from Johns Hopkins University.
  • Katie has written for The Spruce Pets since May 2019.


Katie began writing for The Spruce Pets in May 2019. She has also written for At Ease Magazine, Legacy, Monterey Bay Parent, and Tidewater Family, as well as other publications. 


Katie has a bachelor’s degree in English from the United States Naval Academy and a master’s degree in Education from Johns Hopkins University. 

Spruce work:

 The Spruce Pets Product Review Editorial Guidelines & Mission

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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