Cristina Tudino

Cristina Tudino

Director of Content at Ollie. Lover of all dogs, especially chocolate labs (like my four-year-old Gus!) Obsessed with all things health and wellness, for pets and humans.

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Ollie Knows: How to Make a Weight Loss Treat

Ollie Knows: How to Make a Weight Loss Treat


Did your pup resolve to drop a few pounds this year? We know, treats don’t exactly scream ‘weight loss,' but you can still reward your pup—if you use the right ingredients. Enter these healthy and delicious DIY treats your pup will do tricks for. Made with pumpkin puree, oats, whole-wheat flour, spinach, and carrots, they're packed with

An Easy Guide to Safe and Ethical Puppy Shopping

An Easy Guide to Safe and Ethical Puppy Shopping


Whether you're picking out a puppy from a breeder's litter or adopting a pup from a shelter, it's not a simple process—no matter how well-intentioned your search is. Being aware of common scams can help, but it's also important to follow some simple guidelines to make sure that you don't get misled (or ripped off!)

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This Man Is on a Mission to Rescue 48 Dogs from 48 States

This Man Is on a Mission to Rescue 48 Dogs from 48 States


If there was a competition for who loves dogs the most, Lee Asher would definitely be a front runner. He’s already rescued six (yep, six!) pups over the past few years: Molly, an eight year old pug chihuhua mix, Cali, a four-year old Golden Retriever, Butters, a four year old Chihuahua Terroir mix, Bobo, a four-year old chocolate lab,

Top 10 Things We Learned About Pet Parenting in 2017

Top 10 Things We Learned About Pet Parenting in 2017


Forget all the bad news (and the fake news!) We figured out some pretty important things about pups this year—like how to finally get them to stop jumping on you and what they really like to watch on TV. Check it out:

  1. Following you into the bathroom is just one of the ways you know your pup loves you.

How Skinny the Rescue Pup Got Her Groove Back (and Gained Weight!)

How Skinny the Rescue Pup Got Her Groove Back (and Gained Weight!)


When the good humans at A Purposeful Rescue found Skinny at a local Los Angeles shelter, she was in rough shape: "She was, well, skinny, she had ear infections, terrible skin, no hair, and needed to be spayed," says Adria Hash, Vice President of the non-profit that saves dogs from high-kill shelters in the LA area, focusing on pups that