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Dana Brown, DVM

Dana Brown, DVM
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Dana is a qualified veterinarian with background in animal care and training sciences and an avid writer on the topics of dog health. Her range of expertise is wide but her primary focus in on animal nutrition and specifically dog foods.

6 Ways to Prevent and Treat Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (Dog Bloat)

We all know that feeling after finishing a big holiday meal. You feel stuffed, and you probably regret eating that last piece of food....

The Guide on Pain Management for Dogs

There are few things as frustrating for a dog owner as knowing their dog is in pain and not being able to do anything...

Ear Mites in Dogs: Symptoms, Natural and Veterinary Treatments, Prevention

Ear mites are itchy little buggers. Highly contagious, and highly common; if you own a dog, you will almost definitely have to deal with...

Tetanus in Dogs: What It Is, How to Deal With and...

The mere thought of your dog contracting tetanus can be a scary thing, especially if you are unfamiliar with the condition, but have heard...

Do Dogs Have Blood Types? (And Other Related Facts)

Yes - much like the humans, dogs have different blood types. In fact, dogs have even more blood types than humans do. Knowing a...

Warts on Dogs: The Complete Guide

Finding a lump or bump on your dog is concerning, to say the least, but not all lumps and bumps are created equal. This...

Cushing’s Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

If you're not familiar with the condition, the Cushing's Disease in dogs affects the endocrine system of the animal. This condition is most prevalent in...

A Science-based Guide to Home Cooked Dog Food Recipes

Covering the subject of homemade dog food recipes is a big part of Top Dog Tips. Today, though, we’re breaking out the lab coats...

The Best Dog Food for Dogs with Sensitive Stomachs

When it comes to choosing a sensitive stomach dog foods, there are plenty of options to pick from. What is most appropriate for your...

Flea and Tickborne Illnesses in Dogs: The Complete Guide

We give our dogs preventative medications every month to keep fleas and ticks at bay, but we are also protecting them against a whole...

Gingivitis in Dogs: Science-based Prevention and Treatment

Gingivitis is an oral health issue that causes inflamed and sometimes bleeding gums. Gingivitis in dogs is one of the most common diseases, with...

8 Benefits and Uses of Tea Tree Oil for Dogs Backed...

More natural treatments are becoming recognized by the scientific community for their health benefits. Tea tree oil is still often seen as a trend...

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