Laura Mueller

Laura Mueller and Reggie
Laura Mueller and her rescue pup, Reggie.

Laura Mueller is a writer and editor with over a decade of experience writing and editing lifestyle content. She is also two-time Illinois Women’s Press Association award winner for her work in magazine journalism.


  • 7+ years as editor-in-chief of Tails Pet Magazine
  • 9+ years as a freelance writer and editor
  • Has also written for The Spruce Pets, The Muse,, and Huffington Post


Laura spent over seven years as the editor-in-chief of Tails Pet Magazine, a Chicago-based pet publication focused on animal rescue and pets as part of the family. She previously served as an associate editor for Chicago Health Magazine, and has been a freelance writer for almost a decade.


Laura graduated from DePaul University in Chicago. 

She completed a writing internship with The Daily Muse (now The Muse) and went on to become the editor of Tails Pet Magazine. 

Expertise: Lifestyle
Education: DePaul University
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Title: Contributing Writer

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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