ManyPets Authors

Veterinary surgeon Dr. Kirsten Ronngren joined ManyPets in 2022. Alongside her extensive experience as a vet in small animal and feline-only clinics, Kirsten is passionate about online content creation. Kirsten’s a regular on ManyPets’ social media and video content with her no-nonsense attitude to keeping our customers’ pets happy and well.

Jennifer Coates, DVM
Veterinarian, Veterinary Writer, Editor, and Consultant

Dr. Jennifer Coates is a writer, editor, and consultant with experience in veterinary medicine, science, animal welfare, conservation, and communications. She has written for outlets including petMD, Chewy, and ManyPets.

Oneal Bogan, DVM
Veterinarian, Veterinary Writer

Dr. Oneal Bogan is a mixed animal veterinarian from Colorado. Dr. Bogan graduated from Colorado State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 2013.

Hanie Elfenbein, DVM
Emergency Clinician

Dr. Elfenbein received her DVM from the University of California, Davis where she also earned a PhD in Animal Behavior as part of the Veterinary Scientist Training Program.

Dr. Fonza attended veterinary school at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at The University of Edinburgh in Scotland and received his DVM in 2013 to practice veterinary medicine.

Leanna Zeibak
Content Manager

Leanna Zeibak is a Content Manager at ManyPets. In her spare time, she paints pet portraits and bakes far too many chocolate chip cookies.

Monica has written for a variety of brands and publications, including Martha Stewart Living, Anthropologie, and pet-friendly outlets including Petco, Chewy, and ManyPets.

Diana Bocco is a full-time writer, photographer and avid adventurer. Diana's work has been published on the Discovery Channel website, Yahoo!, Popular Mechanics, Marie Claire magazine, National Geographic, and more.

Lydia is a writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience in digital content production. She’s written for outlets including USA TODAY, TripAdvisor, and Viator.

Jillian Blume is a New York City–based writer who specializes in articles about pets and animals. Her articles have appeared in magazines, newspapers, and websites including Business Insider, New York Observer, Marie Claire, Self, City Realty,,, Best Friends Animal Society, and more.

Lauren Liebhaber is a Senior Staff Writer for Stacker with a passion for covering breaking news, current events, and local journalism. She attended the S.I. Newhouse School Of Public Communications at Syracuse University for graduate school.

Amanda Push is a writer based in Boulder, Colorado. Her work has been featured in outlets including ValuePenguin, the Associated Press, CNET, Bankrate, The Simple Dollar, Stacker, and Million Mile Secrets.

James Ola-Adisa specializes in making complex medical and scientific topics understandable to both professionals and consumers. He has written for Stacker, MSN Australia, MSN New Zealand, Miami Herald, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and more.