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.

Eggnog the bulldog drinking from a mug (Caption: Top Dog: Eggnog The Bulldog)

Top Dog Interview: Eggnog The Bulldog

Eggnog the Bulldog is an adorable pup that is less than a year old but has already created quite the following with her sweet, wrinkly face. Scroll through her Instagram account (@eggnogthebulldog), and you’ll see her adventures with her mom Jen (including her love of eggnog, of course). This pup definitely has found a happy home, and we were so thrilled for the chance to chat with Eggnog in our latest Top Dog interview series. Read on to learn more, including how she helps raise money for dogs and families in need…

Wilbur Beast (Caption: Top Dog: Wilbur, The Mayor Of Rabbit Hash, KY)

Top Dog: Wilbur Beast (Mayor Of Rabbit Hash, KY)

The town of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, has elected dogs as Mayors since 1988. In November 2020, a French Bulldog named Wilbur Beast was named the town’s latest Mayor. As a purebred French Bulldog, a breed that has known health concerns, Wilbur enrolled in a Fetch pet insurance plan early to help cover potential health issues or accidents down the road. Learn more about this six-month-old pup and what he hopes to accomplish as a leader since defeating the incumbent pitbull Brynneth Pawltro.

Charlie The Golden sitting in blue bandana (Caption: Top Dog: Charlie The Golden)

Top Dog: Charlie The Golden

In as little as a year, Charlie went from a newborn pup to an internet star with an Instagram following of over 140,000 fans. This self-proclaimed “certified weirdo” has proven to be quite the entertainer, growing a massive fan base in just a short time. We were excited to have the opportunity to get to know Charlie in our exclusive Top Dog interview…

Pavlov the Corgi

Top Dog Interview With Pavlov The Corgi

Our latest Top Dog interview is with Pavlov, an adorable Corgi who resides in San Diego, California. He is an Instagram star and runs an online Corgi store. Check out our exclusive interview to learn how he got his name, what life is like as a Corgi in Cali, and get his great tips for flashing his camera-ready smile on command…

Jeremy Dodge and dog Gus

Interview With “I and Love and You” Dog Food’s Jeremy Dodge

Jeremy is the Digital Marketing Manager at “I and love and you” (our top pick for best all-natural dog food kibble) and proud father to his 5-year-old Westie, Gus. He has been a pet lover his entire life and has only worked jobs that allow Gus to come to work with him. Jeremy and Gus got jobs at “I and love and you” in 2017 and could not be happier to be helping to bring high-quality pet food to dogs and cats across the country. Learn more about the company’s history and what’s next for this growing dog food company…

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…

Renaldo Webb, Founder of PetPlate Natural Dog Food

Interview With Renaldo Webb, Founder Of Pet Plate

Renaldo Webb used to work as a consultant in the pet food industry. He saw firsthand how kibble was made and it shocked him. This is why he created Pet Plate natural dog food. Renaldo pitched his ideas to the Sharks on ABC’s hit reality TV show, Shark Tank, and has been successfully helping deliver meals to happy pups ever since. Learn more about how he “cooked” up the idea and what he’s learned along the way in our latest Top Dog interview with the Pet Plate founder…

Terri and dog Jinx (caption: Terri Rockovich, CEO & Co-Founder Of Jinx Dog Food Interview)

Interview With Terri Rockovich, CEO & Co-Founder Of Jinx Dog Food

Terri Rockovich has a history of building brands and a passion for pups. She and her two co-founders started Jinx after working together in the tech and startup space. The company officially launched in early 2020, amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. But it turned out to be good timing for this e-commerce business, providing dog food delivery via a subscription service when dog adoptions were peaking due to the pandemic…

Rocco & Roxie team photo (caption: Interview With Rocco & Roxie Supply Co. Co-Founders, Morgan and Matson Magleby)

Interview: Rocco & Roxie Supply Co. Co-Founders, Morgan And Matson Magleby

The Magleby family started Rocco & Roxie, a Utah-based dog product company, in 2013. This family-run business has a big heart for helping pets and maintaining a high-quality standard for its products. By testing with their own pets, Rocco the dog and Roxie the cat, they build trust by using only the best ingredients and recipes that their pets use and approve. Our exclusive interview explores the company, learning how they started and successfully manage a growing national product line with loved ones…

Bridget Meadows (Caption: Interview With Ollie Head Of Food, Bridget Meadows)

Fresh Dog Food Industry Interview: Ollie Head Of Food, Bridget Meadows

Human-grade, fresh dog food is on the rise in recent years, serving up a healthier alternative to traditional dog food. Ollie, an industry leader and one of our top-ranked fresh dog food delivery services, creates scientifically and nutritionally backed recipes and customizes meals based on your dog’s unique needs. We recently had the opportunity to talk with Bridget Meadows, Head of Food at Ollie, and learn more about their expert-designed and tested food products. Ms. Meadows shares her background, insights into the natural pet food space, and helps shed light on everything that goes into creating yummy, healthy dog food…

Interview With Rob Jackson, Co-Founder of Healthy Paws

Rob Jackson, Co-Founder of Healthy Paws (our top-ranked pet insurance company, has more than 20 years in the pet insurance industry. He also has a huge heart and soft spot for helping pets in need. Learn how he’s been able to leverage his experience to fuel his passion and make a difference for pets everywhere in our interview with Rob…

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