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Nancy Snyder

Nancy Snyder

location-pin Phoenix, Arizona

School: San Diego State University

Expertise: product testing, pets, wellness, health + wellness, grocery shopping, food news, restaurants

Nancy Snyder

  • Senior shopping editor for Reader's Digest, Taste of Home, Family Handyman and The Pet Collective
  • Registered dietitian with master's degree in nutritional science


As the senior shopping editor for The Pet Collective at Reader’s Digest, Nancy connects the animal-obsessed audience with the best products for taking care of—and spoiling—their pets. Originally a dietitian, Nancy turned her love of dogs into a successful social media brand, creating service- and entertainment-oriented pet content that quickly garnered nearly 7k followers and 168k views in the first year. An animal lover herself, Nancy grew up with everything from dogs and cats to iguanas and chinchillas.


University of Arizona, bachelor's degree in communications San Diego State University, master's degree in nutritional science Utah State University, dietetic internship program


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