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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How To Get Rid Of Fleas On Dogs: Treatments & Tips To Prevent

Got fleas? That bites – literally! When it comes to household pests, there is one pest in particular that sends fear deep into a dog-owner’s heart – fleas. There are many common misconceptions about fleas and a wide number of possible solutions to getting rid of them; however, not every “cure” is created equal. Some cures for flea infestation have been proven to be completely effective while others don’t even make a dent. Whether your flea problem begins with a single flea carried by your pet, or with a whole host transferred to your home unknowingly, the result always ends in infestation. So, getting rid of fleas will take a concerted effort. Luckily, we’ve got some tips to help you out in your battle…

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Best Online Dog Training Courses: Professional Help At Home

Nothing is more frustrating than a dog who misbehaves. Or maybe your pup is already obedient, but you want to advance his skills and teach him tricks — like fetching a beer from the fridge? Thanks to the internet, you can bring expert dog trainers to you anywhere. Learn more about virtual dog training options, benefits, class types, pricing, and more.

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The Farmer’s Dog Review: Farm To Bowl Dog Food

Reading the nutrition labels of some dog foods can be scary. They often include ingredients you can’t pronounce and manufacturing processes you may not trust. When it comes to dog food, if you wouldn’t eat it, why should your dog? That’s where The Farmer’s Dog comes in.

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Best Dog Paw Cleaner: Washer, Wipe, Cup & Mat Solutions

Let’s face it. Dogs’ paws get dirty and not just when it rains or after being dragged through the mud. Everyday walks on the sidewalk and playing in the yard can cause your dog’s paws to collect germs in her pads and paw fur. Over time, the buildup can lead to more serious health problems like yeast infections. But what’s the best way to clean dog paws, so you don’t have to bathe your dog after every potty break? The best paw cleaner for dogs can help keep your dog’s paws fresh so you can have guilt-free snuggles in bed and not have to worry about ruining your rugs.

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K9s For Warriors: Saving Veterans And Dogs

K9s For Warriors is a Florida-based assistance dog nonprofit. They rescue dogs from shelters across the United States and pair them with disabled veterans. To date, they have saved almost 1,200 dogs from a life of abandonment or euthanasia. K9s For Warriors’ motto is “we rescue the dog, and the dog rescues the veteran (from severe PTSD and suicide).” We love their success story and got the chance to chat with their Manager of Programs Greg Wells about all the incredible work they are doing. Learn more in our latest Top Dog interview…

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Best Dog Water Fountain: Dispensers, Outdoor, Automatic, And More

Dogs can benefit from a water fountain as much as humans can. Not only do they provide a steady stream of fresh, filtered water, but it’s also a convenient way to make sure you’re not having to constantly fill up their empty water bowl. Pet drinking fountains come in a variety of options depending on your pet’s needs and your preferences. We’ll take a dip into the best dog fountains on the market and our top picks for each category, from the best outdoor dog fountains to automatic pet water dispensers and more.

Taste of the Wild vs Blue Buffalo

Taste of the Wild Vs. Blue Buffalo: Which Food Is Best For Your Dog?

While searching for the best food to feed your beloved canine companion, you have likely come across the brands Taste of the Wild and Blue Buffalo. You want only the best, balanced nutrition for your precious pup as a pet owner. Determining the similarities and differences between the brands can help you determine which brand is right for you and your dog. Both Taste of the Wild and Blue Buffalo have received stellar reviews for providing high-grade nutrition that pet owners have come to trust, so it can be confusing to decide between them.

Taste of the Wild and Blue Buffalo dog food products (Caption: Taste of the Wild Vs. Blue Buffalo)

Taste of the Wild Vs. Blue Buffalo: Which Food Is Best For Your Dog?

While searching for the best food to feed to your beloved canine companion, it is very likely that you have come across the brands Taste of the Wild and Blue Buffalo. Both have amassed a large and loyal following of pet owners who swear by their products. Their popularity is well earned given the quality of the dog food they provide.

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How Often Should You Bathe Your Dog? (Plus 8 Bathing Tips)

Splish splash, does your dog need a bath? Most humans shower once a day, but how often should you wash your dog? We’ll get down and dirty with the facts on how to keep your furry friend looking fresh and clean to ensure a happy, healthy pup.

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Q&A With Embark’s Veterinary Geneticist, Dr. Erin Chu

We had some burning questions about Dog DNA tests, and we feel lucky to have found an expert to answer them! We are so thrilled that Dr. Chu took time out of her busy schedule to answer our dog DNA questions and help us better understand how it all works. Read on to learn more about how one becomes a geneticist, how accurate dog DNA tests are, how they differ from humans and much more as we dig deeper into this topic…

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2021 Pet Halloween Costume Trends

If you’re one of 29 million Americans who loves humiliating their pets (and a good chuckle), you’ll enjoy our report to determine the states most likely to dress up their pup (and the most popular costumes this year).

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Top Dog: Django The Dog

In the past two years alone, Django lived in New York City, Portland, San Diego and Philadelphia. He’s eaten croissants in Paris and slurped up spaghetti in Italy. Django has hiked Joshua Tree National Park, taken selfies next to the Grand Canyon, seen the sunset in Santa Fe, and picked up girls in live music bars in Nashville. Read our exclusive interview to learn more about this globe-trotting pup in our latest Top Dog interview…

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