Saturday, May 12, 2007

New Pets Column Now Live

I'm happy to report that I am now writing a monthly column about Pets for Prevention magazine. An editor at the magazine contacted me after reading this article I wrote about my dog Bonny plus several animal-related posts on this blog -- she suggested I combine my love of animal stories with my decade of experience as a veterinary technician to write a regular series for Prevention (which I thought was a fabulous idea).

My first column just hit stands in their June issue (now available in grocery stores everywhere) -- it's called "Feeding Disorders," and it was inspired by this post about pet obesity, which I wrote when the FDA approved a crazy new diet drug for dogs (interestingly, that is one of my most widely read posts, perhaps in part because of the amazing photograph I posted with it).

Stay tuned for more columns, which I'll post here each month as they run. And feel free to email me any tips or suggestions for future columns.

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2 Comments:

Anonymous Susan T. Lennon said...

Congratulations, Rebecca. I love your work and am thrilled that Prevention selected you for this gig! A couple of months ago, my my editor nixed a pitch for that department and told me that a regular columnist would be taking it over; since then, I've been dying to know who it would be. Super choice. Congrats, again. All the best, Susan

10:13 AM  
Blogger Rebecca Skloot said...

Thanks, Susan! I'm thrilled that they picked me for this gig too.

10:50 AM  

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