Katelynn Sobus
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I'm an animal writer of four years with a primary focus on educational pet content. I want our furry, feathery, and scaley friends to receive the best care possible! In my free time, I'm usually outdoors gardening or spending time with my nine rescue pets.


Can Dogs Eat Rice Cakes? Picture

Rice cakes come in a variety of flavors and are a popular, healthy snack for humans! However, they’re not quite as healthy for our dogs. In this article, we’ll discuss… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 2 days ago


Can Dogs Eat Guacamole? Picture

Avocado has become a staple in many human diets, mine included! And who doesn’t like guacamole? In this article, we’ll talk about if dogs can eat guacamole, what to do… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 3 days ago


Can Dogs Eat Popsicles? Picture

Who doesn’t love a cold treat in the summertime? As you’re enjoying sunbathing in the backyard or splashing in the pool with your pup, you might wonder: can dogs eat… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 3 days ago


Do Shih Tzus Shed? Picture

Shih Tzus are one of the most popular hypoallergenic dog breeds. Most of us learn about them as kids — and probably make childish jokes about the name of the… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 3 weeks ago


Do Great Pyrenees Shed? Picture

Great Pyrenees are one of the highest-shedding dog breeds in the world! Their thick, medium-length coat sheds year-round, with increased shed in the spring as they lose their winter coat… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 3 weeks ago


Do Chihuahuas Shed? Picture

Chihuahuas are adorable little pups, but some people have misconceptions about them! There are myths about Chihuahuas being naturally mean, not needing exercise, and being hypoallergenic—but none of these are… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 3 weeks ago


Do Labradoodles Shed? Picture

Labradoodles are known as “designer dogs. These cute puppies, a combination of two breeds, sell for a hefty price tag! It’s important to know that most Labradoodle breeders are in… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 3 weeks ago


Do Border Collies Shed? Picture

Border Collies are gorgeous herding dogs, ideal for working life or incredibly active families. But with those thick coats, do they shed a lot? Border Collies shed moderately—no more or… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 1 month ago


Do Poodles Shed? Picture

Most people either love or hate the Poodle coat. If you’ve ever seen a Poodle with a standard continental cut or other long trim, you might think they’re high maintenance… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 2 months ago


Boz Shepherd vs. Kangal Picture

Boz shepherds and kangals are both from Turkey and share a common ancestor. This explains why they’re so difficult to tell apart! Boz shepherds are bred to withstand either high… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 2 months ago


Do Dachshunds Shed? Picture

Dachshunds are one of the first breeds we learn about as children. If you're like me, you immediately fell in love with these short-legged hounds. But before you adopt one,… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 2 months ago


Do Boxers Shed? Picture

Boxers have such short coats. It's easy to assume they don't shed heavily—but sometimes looks can be deceiving. You might wonder, do Boxers shed? Boxers do shed, but they're a… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 2 months ago


Do Pit Bulls Shed? Picture

American pit bull terriers have quite the reputation. Some people think of them as aggressive due to the bad press they receive, while others know them as lovable snuggle bugs.… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 2 months ago


Do Rottweilers Shed? Picture

Rottweilers make wonderful guard dogs and sweet, loyal companions. They’re active, loving, and beautiful! But before adopting one, many people want to know if Rottweilers shed. Rottweilers shed moderately most… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 2 months ago


Do Great Danes Shed? Picture

Great Danes are giant-sized dogs known for their lithe bodies and protective natures. Since they were first bred all the way back in the 18th century, Great Danes have been… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 2 months ago


Do Beagles Shed? Picture

Beagles are known for their distinct howls, hunting abilities, and, of course, their adorable tricolor coats! If you’re looking for a new addition, you might wonder how much beagles shed… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 2 months ago


Do Huskies Shed? Picture

Imagine a pack of huskies racing through the snow, a sled at their backs. These dogs need strong bodies and thick coats to pull off such a feat in ice-cold… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 2 months ago


Do Schnauzers Shed? Picture

Schnauzers have gorgeous and distinct coats, cute little beards, and fluffy legs! I certainly can't resist their charm—but as you might expect, their coats take some upkeep. Schnauzers shed very… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 2 months ago


Do Dalmatians Shed? Picture

Dalmatians have arguably the most distinguishable coat of any breed. Haven’t we all dreamed of a life with one of these sweet pups? But when it comes down to reality,… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 2 months ago


Do Dobermans Shed? Picture

Dobermans are giant, magnificent dogs. There’s a lot to love about these protective, active, beautiful pups! But before adopting one, you might wonder: do Dobermans shed? After all, some giant… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 3 months ago


Do Maltese Shed? Picture

Maltese dogs have long, flowing coats. You might wonder, do dogs with fur this magnificent shed? Or perhaps you’ve been told they’re a hypoallergenic breed and want to know the… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 3 months ago


Texas Heeler vs Blue Heeler Picture

Blue Heelers, also known as Australian Cattle Dogs, are purebred dogs recognized by the American Kennel Club. Texas Heelers are a cross between Australian Cattle Dogs and Australian Shepherds. The… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 4 months ago


Mastiff vs St. Bernard Picture

Mastiffs and St. Bernards are incredibly similar! They're both giant breeds with big hearts. Their protective instincts, affectionate natures, and gentleness with children make them the ideal family pet—at least… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 4 months ago


St. Bernard vs Great Dane Picture

The St. Bernard vs. the Great Dane: when comparing these two beloved breeds, who wins your heart? St. Bernards weigh slightly more, have a stockier build, and may be long-haired.… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 4 months ago


Shetland Sheepdog vs Collie Picture

Shetland Sheepdogs and Collies may look similar, but they have a few key differences that make it easy to distinguish between them. Collies are much larger dogs, and their coats… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 6 months ago


Akbash vs Great Pyrenees Picture

Akbash dogs and Great Pyrenees are incredibly similar dogs. Both are giant white livestock guardians, and it may be difficult to tell them apart at a glance. Akbash Dogs originated… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 6 months ago


Maltipoo vs Shih Tzu Picture

Maltipoos and Shih Tzus are quite similar dogs, though they vary in some ways. Maltipoos are smaller in size and can be higher energy. Shih Tzus have straight coats, are… Read More

By Katelynn Sobus 6 months ago