Laura Mueller

Laura Mueller and Reggie

Laura Mueller is a writer and editor with almost a decade of experience writing and editing pet content and has a strong passion for animal rescue. 


  • 7+ years as editor-in-chief of Tails Pet Magazine
  • 5+ years volunteering in animal rescue
  • Contributed 30+ articles to The Spruce Pets
  • 7+ years as a freelance writer and editor


Laura spent over seven years as the editor-in-chief of Tails Pet Magazine, a Chicago-based pet publication focused on animal rescue and pets as part of the family. She has been a freelance writer and editor for almost eight years.

In addition to her work, Laura spends time volunteering in animal rescue, including Chicago’s Anti-Cruelty Society and Starfish Animal Rescue, a rescue transport organization. 


Laura graduated from DePaul University in Chicago. 

She completed a writing internship with The Daily Muse (now The Muse) and went on to become the editor of Tails Pet Magazine. 

Expertise: Animal Rescue
Education: DePaul University
Location: Chicago, Illinois

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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