Julia Szabo
Julia cedes the comfy chair to Tiki, adopted from the Delaware Valley Humane Society

“We can’t help but gush about Julia Szabo’s column, ‘You & Your Pet.’ For inspiring readers to give back to their animals some of the love and joy they bring to their lives, PETA would like to say, two thumbs—and paws—up, Julia!”

—People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

An expert at spotting the trends that really matter to Spot — especially the life-or-death topic of health — Julia Szabo is your pet's Wellness Watchdog. Count on her to bring you the scoop on the cutting edge of high-tech and alternative medicine for pets. Julia pens the daily "Living With Dogs" column for Dogster.com and is a frequent contributor to Cesar's Way magazine and Pajamas Media. The author of six pet lifestyle books, she frequently answers callers’ questions live on Martha Stewart Radio’s “Morning Living.” Julia’s writings on pets have been published in The New York Times “T” Magazine, The New Yorker, Town & Country, Traditional Home, Country Living, Travel + Leisure, Interview, The Bark, Fido Friendly, and The New York Post, where she penned the influential "Pets" column every week for 11 years. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Vassar College, she’s honored to be a member of the American Humane Association's Animal Protection Advisory Committee and the National Advisory Board of North Shore Animal League America and also sits on the board of Darwin Animal Doctors.