About Mia Carter

Location: Massachusetts, U.S.A.

* Mia Carter is a radio producer with CBS and a freelance writer, specializing in pet care broadcasts and articles for print, radio and the web.

* Much of Mia’s writing is guided by her experiences with her more than 20 chronically ill and special needs pets, including six dogs, six cats, two rats, two guinea pigs and eight birds. Mia’s animals suffer from conditions and disabilities such as blindness, deafness, epilepsy, diabetes, amputated limbs, severe spinal defects, Trigeminal Neuritis, Addison’s Disease, Cancer, Protein-Losing Enteropathy and Separation Anxiety, among others.

* In addition to caring for her more than 20 special needs pets, Mia volunteers her time at several Boston area animal shelters and she serves as a pet foster parent for several New England animal rescue organizations.

* Mia has written extensively for national pet magazines and she’s served as a pet colunist for multiple newspapers and numerous pet websites. She’s also the creator of http://PiggysPetPottery.com

You can find Mia around the ‘net:

Mia currently serves as the Pet Care Feature Writer for Suite101.com, where she has written more than 250 articles on pet care, dog training, animal behavior and pet health. In addition to writing tailor-made articles for an array of pet websites, Mia gives personalized pet care advice on JustAnswer.com, where she is a Pet Expert and Dog Expert. And for step-by-step directions on how to clean a pet’s wound, how to remove skunk odor from a pet’s fur and more, check out Mia’s articles on eHow.com.