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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This Puerto Rico Pup Shelter Needs Your Help Post-Hurricane

This Puerto Rico Pup Shelter Needs Your Help Post-Hurricane

Since 2013, Animal Lighthouse Rescue" alt="" title="" /> has been working with El Faro de los Animales, a no-kill shelter in Puerto Rico, to help them rescue and rehabilitate pups on the island, and find them forever homes on the mainland. With low adoption rates—and high euthanasia rates—the work they do to help pay for medical fees and supplies, and help transport the

How Natalie Garcia Turned Heartbreak Into Dog Rescue Heroism

How Natalie Garcia Turned Heartbreak Into Dog Rescue Heroism


After losing her beloved dog Maggie Mae in a car accident, Natalie Garcia—a TV host at the time—was devastated. But she took her grief and channeled it into her lifelong passion for animals, founding Maeday Rescue in Los Angeles. Over the course of seven years, she's saved hundreds of pups and helped them find their forever homes. We

The Great Dog Food Calorie Versus Volume Debate

The Great Dog Food Calorie Versus Volume Debate


The amount of food you should feed your dog can be super confusing. And then when you factor in the fact that different types of food suggest different serving sizes? Forget about it. (Especially when they seem smaller than normal—he’s going to starve!) The answer to your portion questions often has to do with how many calories are

How to Pup-Proof Your Garden and Plants

How to Pup-Proof Your Garden and Plants


Ah, gardens. The perfect place for your pup to dig a (not-so-helpful) hole right next to where you're planting those Zinnias for fall. While it may seem like a perfectly harmless pastime, digging in the dirt can have some unwanted consequences for dogs. Everything from fertilizers to pesticides to poisonous plants can be a problem for pups if exposed or

The Family That Eats Ollie Together, Stays Healthy Together

The Family That Eats Ollie Together, Stays Healthy Together


We hear from humans almost every day about how our food has made their pups healthier and happier (and exponentially more excited about mealtime.) In this series, we'll share some of the stories that make us especially proud to fill dogs' bowls with wholesome goodness.

For the Kristy Patterson and her daughter Elizabeth Kincaid, Ollie has become a real family