Mel Lee-Smith is a word nerd whose passion for pets knows no bounds. There was always a cuddly canine in her home growing up. A mischievous black lab named Midnight, a patient mutt named Moonie, and a headstrong Chihuahua named Peanut are just a few of the dogs she's loved in her life. She even raised a "chibeagle" named Izzy from the very moment the precious pup was born. Given Mel's intense love of dogs, you might be surprised to learn that her current fur-baby is a calico called Boo — a name befitting a cat who's terrified of her own shadow. Mel is one of the lucky ones who created a career out of her love of animals. She currently works as a freelance content writer with Wag! Walking, America’s best dog walking service. You can also find her work on the PupJoy Post and DogPeer.
Most people are familiar with the old wives’ tale that sharks can smell blood a mile away. This actually isn’t true for most sharks, except for some species, like the lemon shark. Such myths raise a more relevant question: can […]
“I love dogs, but I could never have my own because I’m allergic.” Does this sound like something you might say? You’re not alone: three in ten Americans suffer from pet allergies. The good news is, you can still live […]