Juno DeMelo Juno DeMelo has written Real Simple's Pet Tricks column since 2019. Before becoming a freelance journalist, she worked for 10 years as a magazine editor covering food and fitness. She's appeared on Good Morning America; been interviewed for WBUR's Here & Now; and had her work published by The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Real Simple. She has had dogs—and one cat—her entire life. Highlights: * Pet tricks columnist * Magazine editor for 10 years * Has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, NPR, McSweeney's, The Cut, InStyle, Allure, Vice, Refinery29, Real Simple, Martha Stewart Living, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, The Oprah Magazine, Women's Health, Men's Journal, Good Housekeeping, Redbook, Better Homes and Gardens, Woman's Day, Health, EatingWell, and Parents About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.