Sadie Cornelius, Creative & Content Marketing

Sadie graduated from the Moody School of Communications at the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor’s in Advertising and a business concentration from UT’s McCombs School Of Business. She has covered dog-related topics for Canine Journal since 2012. Her dog advice and expertise have appeared in many notable media outlets, including The New York Times, Forbes, People, Reader’s Digest, Apartment Therapy, and dozens of regional news organizations. Sadie’s love of pets started from an early age with her childhood cocker spaniel and cats and is a dog mom to a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Georgie.

Sadie and Georgie the dog
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Can Dogs Eat Mushrooms? Which Ones Are Safe, Poisonous & Toxic, Supplements & More

If your dog sees a mushroom growing in your yard, it might look tempting to eat. Or what if your dog nibbles on a mushroom or eats one at the dinner table? Are mushrooms okay for dogs? And when are mushrooms dangerous for dogs? We’ll give you the lowdown on all kinds of safe and unsafe mushrooms and explain what to do if your dog eats a toxic one.

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Best Pet Insurance Companies In Massachusetts 2024

Despite the cold, snowy winters in Massachusetts, the state is relatively pet-friendly. With Boston’s cobblestone streets, seaside beaches in Cape Cod, and mountainous hikes in the Berkshires, this New England state has a diversity of options. But what should you expect when you insure your dog in Massachusetts to secure peace of mind should an accident or illness occur? All of our top-ranked pet insurance providers offer coverage in Massachusetts. Your monthly premium is based on your dog’s breed, zip code, pre-existing conditions, and more. We’ve provided some information and stats for you to consider before signing up with a company.

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Best Dog Food For Beagles

As a pet parent, you should strive to provide the nutrition your Beagle needs throughout their life. No matter the breed, dogs’ needs change throughout their years. For that reason, we have researched the best dog foods for each stage of life, giving them complete nutrition while meeting the unique requirements of their age. The brands that make these products are renowned worldwide by pets who love the flavor and pet parents who love the results. And if you’ve found that your little buddy has gained a bit too much weight, we have also included a few other recommendations for weight management. These help them lose pounds while keeping nourished. Every choice we have offered here gives your Beagle excellent nutrition that keeps them healthy for a long and happy life ahead.

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World’s Most Low-Energy Dogs (And High-Energy Dogs Too)

Have you ever wondered why some dogs act like couch potatoes while others are natural Olympians? Breed type is often to thank (or blame) for Fido’s feisty (or lazy) behavior. While good looks and personality are important, you should also take into consideration each breed’s energy level so you can make sure his or her exercise levels are adequately met, given your lifestyle and location. We’ll discuss the various low-energy dog breeds as well as high-energy dogs so you can learn which breed is a good fit for you.

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Nom Nom Now Vet Nutritionist Interview

Interview with Nom Nom’s Chief Nutrition Officer, Dr. Justin Shmalberg

Dr. Justin Shmalberg, board-certified veterinary nutritionist and Chief Nutrition Officer for Nom Nom. He guides all recipe formulation and advises on pet nutrition to ensure that Nom Nom delivers the absolute best food to the dogs and cats they serve. Dr. Shmalberg is a practicing vet and a clinical associate professor of integrative veterinary medicine at a leading University. He has published numerous scientific papers in veterinary medicine, frequently lectures on nutritional topics to veterinarians and pet owners, and is one of less than 100 board-certified specialists in small animal clinical nutrition in the country. Dr. Shmalberg is a firm believer in the benefits of natural, wholesome food for pets…

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Traveling With Dogs In The Car Safely

Road trips can be a lot of fun, and staying safe while traveling in your car is a priority. We all think about wearing our seatbelts and following the rules of the road. But how often do you think about how to keep your dog safe in the car? Focusing on traveling safely with your pup in the car will help you all have a better time and enjoy your trip.

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Can Dogs Eat Bread? We Look At Banana, Wheat, Garlic, Rye, Sourdough, White, Crust, Whole Wheat, Pumpkin, Pita, And More

Bread is a pantry staple. Restaurants often bring you a basket of rolls, cornbread or sliced baguette to enjoy before your meal. And loaves are easy to freeze and use for all sorts of sandwiches. But is bread safe for dogs? Find out if you can sneak them a slice under the table.

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