Jen Flatt Osborn

Jen Flatt Osborn

Born with a pen in her hand and a deadline (and probably a tail), Jen considers writing a vocation, an art, and a release. She’s a freelance copy/content writer who specializes in the pet industry. Previously, she was the founder/director of an animal sanctuary for 12 years, taught classes to middle school students about dog behavior, and has lived a life full of devotion to animals and their welfare. As a vegetarian, Jen advocates for the humane treatment of every living creature. She currently lives with one delightful canine who encourages her to put her head out the car window more often.

May 10, 2024 Dogs Dog Breeds 

7 Different Types Of Yorkie Breeds

So you’d like to have a “pocket dog?” A “micro” dog? A “teacup” dog? Yorkshire terriers are the perfect breed to choose from if your German Shepherd can’t fit in your purse. Now, you’ll just need to decide exactly which Yorkie is the breed for you.  There are seven types of Yorkies:  All seven types […]

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May 10, 2024 Dogs Dog Breeds 

French Bulldogs vs. Boston Terriers: How They’re Different

“Cuties” was the first thing I thought of when I started writing this guide. These two breeds are so adorable, you may want to replace your kids with them. We’ll get into Boston terrier vs. French bulldog differences and similarities, so you don’t have to. Spoiler alert: These two breeds are both family-oriented, so you’ll […]

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March 6, 2024 Advocate Facts & Stats 

How Many Vegans Are in the World? Exploring the Global Population of Vegans

Originally published on March 30, 2023, this article has been updated on March 06, 2023 to reflect the latest research and statistics. Our editorial team has ensured you’re viewing the most current data on this topic. Need help or have a question? Email us. You may not have woken up this morning and thought, “How […]

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January 26, 2024 Dogs Dog Breeds 

19 Dog Breeds That Stay Small Forever

The only thing I can say that stays small in my life would be my bank account. Usually, we want things bigger and better, but bigger doesn’t always mean better, especially with dogs that stay small. Are you looking for a dog who doesn’t take up a lot of space or knock things over with […]

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January 25, 2024 Dogs Dog Breeds 

13 Best Dog Breeds for Hiking With Lots of Energy and Skill

Things you can do with your dog: Skating, biking, jogging, snuggling, and here we have the best dog breeds for hiking. Are you someone who looks at a mountain and thinks, “Now there’s something I need to conquer!” then take along your best friend, Clifford. He’ll think he won the lottery.  Hiking is perfect for […]

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January 22, 2024 Advocate Cats Dogs 

What Countries Eat Dogs & Cats for Dinner in 2024

Kind of startling, isn’t it? Unless you live in one of these countries. There are two sides here…The side that thinks, “Cultures are different. What’s normal for one may not be for another.” Or you might think, “What the hey!” Countries like China and Vietnam have long histories of consuming dog meat. And think about […]

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January 19, 2024 Advocate 

How Many Sharks Are Killed a Year Worldwide?

In a world where negligence, access, and greed drive so many, cruelty thrives. And our oceans have been hit hard. As questions swirl in the minds of the big-hearted, we have to wonder, how many sharks are killed a year? It’s hard to fathom, but we lose up to 273 million sharks every year. It’s […]

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January 18, 2024 Dogs Dog Training 

DIYK9 Training Course Review [2024 Updated]

Is your dog walking you down the street? Are you tired of yelling commands at her while she looks at you and continues to file her nails? We hear ya’. So, we decided to look closely at a company called DIYK9 to see if what they’re offering is sound, affordable, and helpful to the everyday […]

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January 17, 2024 Dogs Dog Breeds 

11 Dogs With Floppy Ears That Will Steal Your Heart

Am I the only one who thinks that dogs with floppy ears seem more approachable? I adore dogs with straight ears, ears to the ground, and even bizarro ears, but there’s something about floppy ears that warms the heart. Have dogs with these adorable ears been given to them by the evolutionary process, or are […]

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January 15, 2024 Dogs Dog Breeds 

15 Long-Legged Dog Breeds with Big Hearts

Wouldn’t it be weird to see a Dachshund with long legs? Or a basset hound? These dogs have reasons for being shorties, but there are dogs with long legs that have their reasons for having supermodel legs, too. It’s a body part that can even be in the anatomy of a small dog like a […]

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