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 Meredith brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce reaches 32 million people each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process, and our commitment to ensuring we are providing you with the most trustworthy advice by certified experts for your home and garden.

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