About Safe Sound Pet

Safe Sound Pet® is a free resource offering expert, researched information on pet owners looking to create a safe and happy life for their pets. We publish pet care news, tips and pet product buying advice for owners of a wide variety of animals, from cats and dogs to hamsters and parrots.

Safe Sound Pet® is owned and operated by RKT Publishing, LLC, an organization founded in 2011 and one of the most trusted online content publishers, producing premium content that is designed to educate and inform a wide range of audiences.

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Board of Advisors

Dr. Jennifer Coates, DVM

Dr Jennifer Coates

Dr. Jennifer Coates was valedictorian of her graduating class at the VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and has practiced in Virginia, Wyoming, and Colorado. She is also the author of numerous articles, short stories, and books, including the Dictionary of Veterinary Terms, Vet-Speak Deciphered for the Non-Veterinarian. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with her husband, children, dog (Apollo), and cat (Minerva).

Dr. Catharine Hennessy, DVM

Dr Catharine Hennessy

Dr. Catharine Hennessy graduated from North Carolina State University in 2001 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. She has practiced as a large animal veterinarian, and as a consultant for the pharmaceutical industry. She is currently a small animal veterinarian. Her passion is improving her clients’ lives by creating health for their dogs and cats. When not at work, she spends time with her husband, two sons, her chihuahua and three cats.

Dr. TB Thompson, DVM

Dr TB Thompson

Dr. TB Thompson has been practicing as a dog and cat veterinarian since 2000. She’s worked with exotic pets, wildlife, dogs, and cats in general practice and emergency pet hospitals. Dr. Thompson loves teaching people how to care for their pets in a gentle, sustainable way. With two amazing dogs and one awesome husband around, she learns something new every day about how to be happier in this world.

Leadership Team

Rob Adler

Rob is a co-founder of RKT Publishing and CEO of Financial Recovery Technologies. He’s an experienced, entrepreneurial leader with a track record of success. Over twenty years he has co-founded four technology companies, and remains an active advisor, investor, and mentor for several Boston-area growth companies. Connect with Rob on LinkedIn.

Ken Lyons

Ken is a co-founder of RKT Publishing, with 13 years experience in digital marketing and online publishing. He’s been featured in ESPN, Inc.com and Search Engine Land. Connect with Ken on LinkedIn or Twitter.

Tom Demers

Tom is a co-founder of RKT Publishing, with 10+ years experience in digital marketing and online publishing whose expertise has been featured in USA Today, Fox Business, and more. You can find Tom on LinkedIn or Twitter.

Angela Stringfellow

Angela is the Executive Editor at RKT Publishing and oversees all content production and editorial policies for all RKT properties. She has 10 years experience in branding, PR and digital publishing and is founder and CEO of Coda Concepts. She’s been featured in Forbes, AMEX Open Forum and Business.com. Follow Angela on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Writers

Cynthia Lopez

Cynthia is the managing editor and frequent contributor. She lives with her husband in Southern California. Cynthia is passionate about helping pet parents create a healthy lifestyle through preventative healthcare and positive enrichment for a long, vibrant life of their four-legged friends. She’s raised and cared for many pets, and has been writing about pet-focused topics, advice and trends since 2014.

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Featured Contributor:

Richard Rowlands

Richard RowlandsRichard is a writer and marketer for the pet industry. He is from the UK, but has lived abroad in Japan and South Korea. Richard has shared his life with pets since childhood, and currently has a rescue pug named Bertie. These days, he works with veterinarians and pet businesses to improve their marketing and increase profits. To find out more, please visit his website.

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How We Support Safe Sound Pet

Through RKT Publishing, Safe Sound Pet is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. We include Amazon links to many of the products we feature on our site. If you click on one of those links and make a purchase on Amazon, we receive a small percentage of the purchase price in the form of a commission directly from Amazon. You can read more about The Amazon Affiliate Program here.

This is how we’re able to fund and support the work we do at Safe Sound Pet, so that we can bring you the best pet care news, tips and product buying advice for pet owners and remain a free and unbiased resource.