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Through the years we’ve conducted a lot of interviews to get to the bottom of the doggone story. We’ve talked to pet insurance carrier CEOs, dog owners, vodka makers, home improvement gurus and more to find out what they are doing to help make the world better for our four legged dog friends.

Top Dog Interview: Shaq The Pug

Shaq the Pug with coffee

Our next Top Dog interview is with a dog who comes to us from Hollywood. Shaq the Pug (aka Allstar Shaq) is an adopted 4-year-old dog based in Los Angeles, California. His trendy photos and short yet hysterical captions make us laugh out loud. This is why we knew he’d be a great fit for our interview series. He’s short in stature but hilarious and we hope you enjoy learning more about his celebrity life and his rise to internet fame…

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Top Dog Interview: Renaldo Webb, Founder of PetPlate

Renaldo Webb, Founder of PetPlate

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 PetPlate 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 PetPlate founder…

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Top Dog Interview: Tom “Pugs” Cote and The Pug Who Ate the World

Top Dog Interview: Tom "Pugs" Cote

Tom Cote is a comedian, YouTuber, lover of pugs and children’s book author. We stumbled upon his Instagram account and immediately drooled over all the adorable pug photos. So, we asked him to share some of his insights on his book writing process, love of pugs and Instagram success. Learn how he became internet famous and the best way to get your paws on his book in our latest top dog interview…

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Why Is Sneakers the Corgi Obsessed With Pizza?

Sneakers the Corgi in pizza box

Sneakers is an adorable, lovable Pembroke Welsh Corgi hailing from San Fransisco, California. “Sneaks”, loves to make people happy and even collaborates with local up and coming artists to design beautiful apparel, home goods and stationary for dog lovers. Sneakers has a love of dog costumes (as you can tell from his Instagram account) and all things pizza. Get to know him better in our latest Top Dog interview…

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Interview with Ryan Boyko, CEO & Co-Founder of Embark DNA

Ryan Boyko with dog

Ryan and his brother Adam Boyko have spent more than a decade learning everything they can about dogs. As a result of that passion for animals, they co-founded Embark to help pet owners everywhere make their own discoveries and better understand the genetic data behind each individual dog. Based in Austin, TX, Embark DNA kits provide valuable data for pup parents but also for the dedicated Embark team of vets and researchers who are using the information to make improvements to health and discover new insights. We had the chance to learn more about Embark straight from the top dogs’ mouth in this exclusive interview with Ryan Boyko, Embark’s Chief Executive Officer. You will not only get to know Ryan better but you will also learn more about the company and see why they’re our number one pick for the best DNA testing for dogs…

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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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Toast Meets World: Barks Out for Rescue Dogs

Toast Meets World with Sadie

Toast Meets World is the adorable Cavalier King Charles Spaniel who was rescued from a Puppy Mill in North Carolina by fashion model and publicist Katie Sturino. Toast’s mom helped launch her dog’s career and is helping Toast live up to her “meets world” name in NYC. She is using her celebrity dog status to raise awareness for pet adoption and rescue. We count ourselves so lucky to have had the pleasure of meeting Toast last month. We took the opportunity to ask a few questions for our latest Top Dog interview…

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