A 2018 study by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention found that an alarming 59% of American dogs are overweight. While those chunky boys and girls might steal your heart, having an overweight dog is not something to take lightly. Obesity in dogs is just as serious as it is in humans. It can lead
Amber King shared her childhood home in rural Pennsylvania with an unruly herd of chickens, turkeys, cockatiels, dogs, and more cats than she could count. Today, in her home in Honolulu, Hawaii is run by a rescued Rhodesian Ridgeback named Copper and his sassy sister, Bailey. Rescuing Copper and Bailey inspired Amber to use her B.A. in professional writing to write about topics that truly matter to her. Whether they’re big, small, furry, or feathery, Amber loves all animals and uses her writing to share ideas, stories, and knowledge about animal-related topics. She will eventually return to her rural roots and fill a farm with as many furry friends as her husband will allow, but for now, she’s enjoying life in Hawaii with her dogs and working as a freelance writer.
Prior to writing for Barkspot, Amber was a licensed practical nurse. She has written for numerous online publications including iheartdogs.com and is a proud pup-parent. She grew up surrounded by animals. In her years at Barkspot, Amber has written primarily about all things plants from dog-care care tips to various viral dog storees.
Amber graduated from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in Pennsylvania with a BA in english/professional writing.
Expertise: B.A. English/Professional Writing
Education: Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Location: Waipahu, Hawaii, United States