Pet knowledgeable Jackie Brown has spent 20 years following her ardour for animals as a author and editor within the pet publishing trade. She is contributing author for National Geographic’s Complete Guide to Pet Health, Behavior, and Happiness: The Veterinarian’s Approach to At-Home Animal Care (April 2019) and creator of the guide It’s Raining Cats and Dogs: Making Sense of Animal Phrases (Lumina Press, 2006). Jackie is a daily contributor to pet and veterinary trade media and is the previous editor of quite a few pet magazines, together with Dog World, Natural Dog, Puppies 101, Kittens 101 and the Popular Cats Series. Prior to beginning her profession in publishing, Jackie spent eight years working in veterinary hospitals the place she assisted veterinarians as they handled canines, cats, rabbits, pocket pets, reptiles, birds and one memorable lion cub. She lives in Southern California together with her husband, two sons and miniature poodle Jäger. Reach her at jackiebrownwriter.wordpress.com.