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Editor Sara B. Hansen

Sara B. Hansen with Sydney, an Australian Shepherd-Corgi mix.

Editor Sara B. Hansen has spent the past 20-plus years as a professional editor and writer.

Her professional background includes editing positions at The Denver Post, The Des Moines Register, and The Fort Collins Coloradoan. She’s also the author of The Complete Guide to Cocker Spaniels

Sara B. Hansen decided to create her dream job in 2011 by launching, a website dedicated to helping dog owners by providing them information on dog health, dog training, dog grooming, adoption, and much, much more.

Sara grew up with family dogs, and since she bought her first house, she’s had a furry companion or two to help make it a home. Her dogs: Browning (May 1993-November 2007), Finley (November 1993-January 2008), Sydney (September 2008-April 2020).

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Browning and Finley


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Popular posts from Editor Sara B. Hansen

Ready to head back to work? If you’re going to leave your dog alone after months of working from home, you need to get your dog ready first. To avoid separation anxiety, depression, or destructive behavior, use training, treats, and a safe space.

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Find the perfect dog name. Spend some time and find a dog name that best showcases your dog’s personality.

Should you sleep with your dog? 9 reasons science says yes. A study from Mayo Clinic in Phoenix shows sleeping with dogs makes some people feel more secure and sleep more soundly. 

Is a bichon frisé the right dog for you? After Flynn, the adorable bichon frisé won Best in Show at the 2018 Westminster Kennel Club competition, interest in the breed spiked. Do research before you decide to get one. 

Seven tips to make the most of daily dog walks. If you and your pup aren’t enjoying daily dog walks, check out our list of seven tips and consider making some changes.

Get a dog and live longer. Research shows dog owners live longer because having a dog boosts their heart health and protects them from other diseases.

Puppy 101. Raising a puppy right takes a lot of work and patience. 

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