Carly Kulzer Author's Instagram Author's Website Education: Iowa State University Location: Des Moines, Iowa Expertise: Pet care, Pet supplies, Kitchen essentials, Home essentials Carly Kulzer has been with Dotdash Meredith since 2018. She is currently an Entertainment Ecommerce Writer for People who focuses primarily on home and pets content. As an owner of two dogs and two cats, she started primarily writing pets content for People in 2021. She has reviewed more than 50 products, conducted interviews with professionals in the field, and has done extensive research to gather accurate information. Previously, she was an Ecommerce Shop Writer who covered multiple topics for People, InStyle, Real Simple, Food and Wine, Shape, Travel and Leisure, Better Homes & Gardens, Southern Living, and more.HighlightsPrevious Ecommerce Shop WriterContributed 80+ articles to PeopleBachelor's degree in journalism and mass communicationMinors in women's studies and apparel merchandising and design Experience Carly is a life-long animal activist and a pet owner who has conducted several interviews with experts in the field as well as volunteered at a wildlife care clinic. Her contacts include a veterinarian, veterinary technician, veterinary assistant, and veterinary student. She is also familiar with credible online resources like the American Veterinary Medical Association and Veterinary Oral Health Council to help conduct reliable and accurate research.Carly has written more than 40 pets articles for People. Her shoppable content has also been featured in InStyle, Real Simple, Food and Wine, Shape, Travel and Leisure, Better Homes & Gardens, Southern Living, Cooking Light, Martha Stewart Living, My Recipes, and Parents. Education Carly attended Iowa State University where she earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication along with two minors for women's studies and apparel merchandising and design. She wrote for the university newspaper and features magazine. She personally raised more than $500 for the Alzheimer's Association through Sigma Kappa Sorority. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.