Sadie Cornelius

Sadie leads the charge on brand management, graphic design, social media strategy, and other PR and marketing initiatives. She has more than 15 years of digital and traditional media experience for a wide range of companies and industries. 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. Sadie has covered dog-related topics for Canine Journal since 2012. She is proud to share her personal experiences, resources, and information with fellow pet parents to help them make the best decisions for their fur-babies. Her expertise has appeared in many notable media outlets, including The New York Times, Forbes, People, Reader's Digest, Apartment Therapy, and dozens of regional news organizations. Her love of pets started from an early age with her childhood cocker spaniel and cats. She is currently a dog mom to a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and lives in Washington DC. As a professional dog sitter for more than a decade, Sadie has cared for dozens of canines of various breeds, sizes, and temperaments. The responsibility of caring for others' pets has helped her understand the importance of giving animals a loving home. When not creating infographics and helping behind the scenes at Canine Journal, you can find her traveling (with her canine, of course), taking photos (including pet photography), and going to nearby parks and patios with her husband and dog.

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Best Dog Food For The American Bully

We highlight all the different things you need to know about your American Bully’s dietary needs. These change as they go through life, so you’d best be prepared to give them the right food whether they are puppies, adults, or seniors. We have curated food choices for all the life stages. Since American Bullies are so fond of eating, you may find yourself with an overweight pup at some point. We have recommendations for that as well.

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Best Pet Insurance In Massachusetts: Companies Reviewed In Boston, Worcester, And More

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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Best Dog Activity Monitor: FitBark vs Whistle vs Halo 2+ & More

Technology has come a long way for both humans and pets over the years. Now there’s a way to track your dog’s daily activity (think Fitbit for dogs). We reviewed the latest and greatest products in the “dog Fitbit” category, including key features and pricing for each. From GPS tracking and fitness monitoring to goal setting and comparing your dog to others of the same breed, you are going to be blown away with all the things you can do with a dog fitness tracker.

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How To Groom A Dog And Find The Best Dog Grooming Kit

Getting your dog professionally groomed can be expensive, costing upwards of $100 every couple of months. That’s cutting a big chunk of change out of your wallet. Why not try cutting your dog’s hair yourself…

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Best Way To Get Rid Of Matted Dog Hair

If you have a furry friend with long or curly hair, you’ve more than likely experienced matting. These pesky little balls or clumps of fur not only look bad, they can cause discomfort and health issues with your pup or kitty….

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Best Vacuum For Pet Hair: Dyson vs Shark vs Eureka vs Bissell

Do you need a better way to tame those tumbleweeds of pet hair rolling around your home? Is your current vacuum not cutting it? The best vacuum for pet hair will eliminate that pesky flyaway fur. Our best vacuum for dog hair review looks at the best vacuums by type, the benefits of getting a gadget specifically for pet hair, vacuum alternatives, and other ways to contain that mane. 

Jinx Dog Food Review

Jinx Dog Food Review: Nutritious Kibble That Will Make Dogs’ Tails Wag

Newer to the dog food industry is Jinx. This online-only dog food delivery is quickly winning over the tummies of pups thanks to their yummy, premium, all-natural kibble. Founded and developed by pet lovers for pet lovers, Jinx’s philosophy is that the modern dog’s lifestyle and habits have evolved. Thus, their diets and nutritional needs have too. Learn more about this fresh kibble option and if it’s the right fit for your pup.

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Does Your Dog Need Diabetic Dog Food?

Diabetes is a well-known illness in humans, but it is also found in dogs. While data isn’t clear, anywhere from 1 in every 200-500 dogs will be diagnosed with canine diabetes at some point in their life. Luckily it’s relatively easy to treat and control a dog’s diabetes if caught early enough. Through proper diet and possible insulin shots, dogs can go on to live long, happy lives. Looking for diabetic dog food? Here we’ll share some options and share some common causes and signs to look for in diabetic dogs.

Cavalier with a bowl of dog food staring at it on a table (Caption: Best dog food for Cavalier King Charles Spaniel)

Best Dog Food For Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: Puppies, Adults, Seniors & Overweight

As a pet parent, you should strive to provide the nutrition your Cavalier 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 Cav excellent nutrition that keeps them healthy for a long and happy life ahead.

Dog sitting next to luggage (Caption: Traveling With Pets)

How To Fly And Travel With Pets: A Complete Guide

Headed out on a holiday and want to bring your furry family member along for the ride? Perhaps you are going to a conference or traveling for work and want your pup to keep you company? Whether it’s a short road trip or a long haul flight, here are a few tips for smooth sailing for you and your travel companion…

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