About Us

Who We Are

iPupster is a dog blog dedicated to all pet parents that are passionate about their pet dogs.  Our team of pet experts cover a wide range of topics on everything dog related from puppyhood to adulthood.

Get expert insights written on pet care, pet behavior and training, breed guides, dog friendly supplies and just about all that helps our four-legged friends thrive and live a more fulfilling life.  

Through our library of pet-focused content we aim to help strengthen the bond you share with your pets and enjoy those memorable years. 

Our Editorial Policy and Review Process

In this modern age where information is readily available, the discerning dog owner is faced with a lot of misinformation and biased product reviews.

Our product recommendations are thoroughly researched and hand-picked by our skilled pet professionals. We do not accept paid sponsorships from product manufacturers or paid placements.

Our articles are backed by research and science and we provide studies to support our findings. 

Meet our Veterinary Expert Board

Our team of top board-certified vet professionals fact-check and verify the medical accuracy of the pet health and wellness articles you read on our site.

Each article is thoroughly examined and reflects the latest in veterinarian research to make sure we are providing you with information that you know you can trust.

Get to know iPupster's veterinarian fact-checking team below:

DVM Chyrle Bonk

Dr. Chyrle Bonk

DVM, doctor of veterinary medicine

Chyrle Bonk received her Bachelor of Science and Masters in Animal Science from the University of Idaho and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Oregon State University in 2010 and has practiced in a mixed animal clinic ever since. On top of treating animals and writing for various veterinary websites and online publications, Chyrle also owns a small cattle herd. When she's not doing those things, she can be found somewhere in the Idaho wilderness with her husband and two kids.

Paula Simons DVM

Dr. Paula Simons


Dr. Paula Simons is an Emergency and Care Resident in her final year of residency. She grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she lived for a long time before moving to Canada for veterinary school and internship. Dr. Simons earned her veterinary degree from the Ontario Veterinary College. She relocated to the United States for residency and is very close to finishing her program. She is passionate about patient care and client communication. Client education is one of her favorite aspects of veterinary medicine which is why she is also so fond of writing. Her special interests include pain management, trauma, and nutrition. She lives with her two kitty best friends Moo and Kal.

Dr Joanna Woodnutt MRCVS

Dr. Joanna Woodnutt


After graduating from the University of Nottingham, UK, Dr Woodnutt worked in a number of small animal practices, where she developed an interest in consulting, especially chronic issues like geriatrics and dermatology. She now lives in the Channel Islands with her family and a scruffy rescue terrier named Pixie, where she works as a locum relief veterinarian when not writing or looking after her growing family.

Meet our Contributory Team

All our writers were carefully selected given their relevant experience in their subject areas. 

Meet Some of the Writers behind iPupster

Lilianna Parker, ABC Certified Dog Trainer (ABCDT)

Lilianna Parker

writer, ABC Certified Dog Trainer (ABCDT)

Lilianna Parker is a Certified Dog Trainer through the Animal Behavior College (ABCDT) , and she has been training dogs around New York State for several years. Lilianna has also written numerous works on dog training using positive reinforcement. She believes that every dog owner should have the tools that they need to see their dogs succeed. Her articles and blog posts about dog training are excellent ways for dog owners to get started with force-free training. She owns Simply Positive Dog Training and when she’s not writing or training, she enjoys going for hikes with her pup!


Melanie Evans


Melanie Evans is a pet writer and animal advocate based, who, enjoys sharing her lifelong knowledge about dogs.  Melanie holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and M.A focused in Communications from University of North Texas. When not working, Melanie enjoys playing a wide variety of sports, traveling and hanging out with her energetic boxer dog Bruce.


Krystine Therriault


Krystine Therriault is an accomplished pet writer. With a passion for all creatures cute and furry, Krystine's life has been touched by many beloved dogs over the years. Krystine completed her BA in Communications at the University of Ottawa. She is also a loving mother of two boys and an avid yogi.

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Write For Us

We’re always on the lookout for experienced, qualified freelance pet writers, canine behaviorists, dog trainers and registered veterinarian technicians who share our passion for dogs. 

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