Copywriter & Photographer

Olivia Bornemeier

Copywriting and Photography whiz by day, dog mom by night to her red lab, Hank. With an MBA from Augustana University, she conducts intentional research and crafts meaningful content to help pet parents stay educated on all things pet wellness.

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Olivia Bornemeier, MA

How to Calm Down a Cat in 5 Simple Steps

Anxious kitty? Learn how to calm down a cat with these five easy steps for pet parents.

Tapeworm in Cats: What They Are and How to Prevent Them

Learn how to identify tapeworm in cats and how to prevent them from showing up at all.

What Can I Give My Dog for Allergies Over-the-Counter & More

Asking yourself, "What can I give my dog for allergies?" Read our guide to all the solutions.

12 Easy Tricks to Teach Your Dog for Better Behavior

Training doesn't have to be a drag. Learn our 12 easy tricks to teach your dog for better behavior.

What is Hip Dysplasia in Dogs: Causes, Signs, and Prevention

Keep reading to learn what is hip dysplasia in dogs, how to identify it, and how to treat it.

What Plants are Poisonous to Cats, Plus 10 Safe Options

Keep your cat safe in your home by learning what plants are poisonous to cats.

How to Calm a Dog Down in 6 Simple Steps

Anxious pup? Learn how to calm a dog down in these quick, easy steps.

What Causes UTI in Cats & How to Treat a UTI at Home

Find out what causes UTIs in cats and how to treat and prevent them right from home.

How to Trim Your Dog's Nails Safely at Home: Tips & Tools

Learn how to trim your dog's nails the right way and how often you should do it.

How to Teach a Cat Tricks: Benefits, Tips, & 5 Tricks to Try

Tricks aren't just for dogs. Learn how to teach a cat tricks for better behavior, or just for fun.

Are Probiotics Good for Dogs and Do Dogs Need Them

Have you ever wondered, "Are probiotics good for dogs?" We've got the full scoop.

Hiking With Dogs: 7 Safety Tips and 10 Dog-Friendly Trails

Before you hit the trail, check out these helpful tips and tricks for hiking with dogs.

Which Dog Breed is Right For Me, Plus 8 Popular Dog Breeds

Take our quiz and discover the most popular breeds to answer: "which dog breed is right for me?"

Which Cat Breed is Right For Me, Plus 8 Popular Breeds

Are you wondering "which cat breed is right for me?" Take our quiz to find your match.

How to Keep Your Dog Cool in the Summer: 10 Tips

It's important to protect your pup in the heat. Learn how to keep your dog cool in the summer.

New Cat Guide: 10 Tips for New Cat Owners

New kitty? Learn the ins and outs of bringing a cat home with our new cat guide for pet parents.

A Guide to Pet-Friendly Vacations in Every State

No matter your destination, get prepared with our pet-friendly vacations guide.

Why Do Cats Love Catnip: Effects, Benefits, and Tips for Use

Why do cats love catnip? Keep reading to learn why this herb is so popular amongst cats.

21 Essential Pet Safety Tips for Responsible Pet Parents

Learn how to keep your pet safe wherever you go with our tip pet safety tips.

How to Travel With a Cat: 15 Questions and Safety Tips

Before you start your vacation, learn how to travel with a cat safely and efficiently.

How to Travel With a Dog: 15 Safety Tips

Planning a trip? Check out our helpful tips for how to travel with a dog.

Why Dogs Lick Their Paws: 11 Causes and Solutions

There are many reasons why dogs lick their paws. Learn why and how to treat them.

21 Cat Enrichment Ideas and Activities for Anxious Cats

Check out these easy cat enrichment ideas and activities to keep your cat entertained.

How to Adopt a Shelter Pet: 5 Tips for Adopting Pets

Welcome a new pet to your family with these tips on how to adopt a shelter pet.

Do Cat Pheromones Work and What Are The Benefits

Do cat pheromones work? The answer might surprise you. Discover the benefits for your cat.

Do Mosquitoes Bite Dogs and Are They Dangerous

Ever wondered, "Do mosquitoes bite dogs?" Click to learn the dangers of mosquito bites.

What Fruits Can Dogs Eat (And Which Ones To Avoid)

Keep reading to learn which fruits are safe for dogs to snack on.

Cat Behavior Explained: Tips for Understanding Your Feline

Understand the reasons behind your kitty’s quirks with 10 examples of cat behavior explained.

What Veggies Can Dogs Eat (And Which Ones To Avoid)

Wondering, "what veggies can dogs eat?" Keep reading to learn which are safe and which to avoid.

How to Tell How Bad a Flea Infestation Is + 9 Key Signs

Learn how to tell how bad a flea infestation is and 9 signs of fleas to look for.

19 Dog Enrichment Ideas and Activities to Keep Your Dog Busy

Increase your dog's exercise and happiness with these 19 dog enrichment ideas.

How to Bond With Your Cat for Lifelong Happiness: 8 Tips

Learn the importance and benefits of bonding, plus 8 tips for how to bond with your cat.

How to Give a Cat a Pill: 8 Expert Tips

Learning how to give a cat a pill is important to keep your cat healthy.

When is National Pet Day and How Can You Celebrate

Wondering "When is National Pet Day?" Learn when it is and how to celebrate.

How to Grieve a Pet: A Step-by-Step Guide

Learn what to expect after your pet's death, and how to grieve a pet healthily.

Is Pet Insurance Worth It: An Expert Guide for Pet Parents

Wondering "Is pet insurance worth it?" Keep reading to learn about pet insurance.