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Jossana started as a TV writer in 2017, until her love for dogs gets the best of her and started writing about them instead for Top Dog Tips. Jossana is the proud mama to Xavier and to mixed-breed dogs Zorro, Budak, Lucky, and Lily, who she loves spoiling with toys and treats.

TikToker’s Last Day With Pup Made Netizens Cry

What would you do if you knew today was your last day with your dog? TikTok user Niyah Belmont (username: @daniyahmb) made it a fun...

Ban on American XL Bully Breed Being Considered in UK

UNITED KINGDOM—The UK government is considering banning American XL Bully dogs following the reported attack on an 11-year-old girl and two other men in...

50 ‘Sur-Furs’ Competed in the 18th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon Competition

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA—Fifty adorable sur-fur dogs competed in the Helen Woodward Animal Center's 18th Annual Dog Surf Surf-A-Thon competition held at the Del Mar...

8 Police Dogs Died After AC Malfunction During Transport

LAKE STATION, INDIANA—At least 8 German Shepherds died due to heat-related stress after the air conditioning unit keeping them cool failed in a 2-hour...

Dog Stuck in NH Mountain Rescued in a 15-Man Mission after...

COOS COUNTY, NEW HAMPSHIRE—After a gruelling 16-hour rescue mission in Mount Jefferson, New Hampshire, a stranded, injured dog and his owners were successfully rescued. Bruno...

Pitbull and Her Pup Abandoned By Irresponsible Breeders

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA—A box filled with four newborn Pitbull puppies and their mama were heartlessly left in a pet rescue center in July 2023. Rescue...

‘Dating App’ with Service Dogs Saved Veteran’s Life

CLEARWATER, FLORIDA—An Army veteran from Clearwater is convinced that this 'dating app' saved her life. But make no mistake; this intriguing 'dating app' is for...

Another Ontario Dog Owner Charged For Leaving Pet Inside Hot Car

ONTARIO, CANADA—Another pet owner was charged with 'causing injury to an animal' after leaving their dog inside a hot vehicle in Grand Bend, Lambton...

Woman Seen Abandoning Dog in Miami Park turned out to be...

MIAMI, SOUTH FLORIDA—A woman caught on camera appeared to be abandoning a black and white bulldog mix in Athalie Range Park turned out to...

Beloved Hero Police Dog in Hertfordshire, UK, Died at Age 14

HERTFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM—Finn, the German Shepherd hero police dog who saved Police Constable Dave Wardell from a stabbing attack back in 2016, died at...

Found Crusty Scabs on Dog’s Back? Here’s Why and What to...

KEY TAKEAWAYS: - Scabs on dogs can be caused by allergies, bacterial infections, external parasites, fungal infections, hormonal imbalances, immune disorders, nutritional issues, and yeast...

Dehydrated Dog Gums: How to Spot it and Treat it

A DEHYDRATED DOG GUMS will look just what it sounds like—dry and unhealthy. But checking whether your dog needs more water or not requires a...

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Dog Names Starting With Y

Do you plan on getting a pup? Do you have a new furry addition to your family? If you do, you're probably pondering what would...
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Can Dogs Be Blood Donors?

There are many ways to help dogs in need—voluntary work, shelter adoption, feeding the strays... But have you ever thought of donating blood? No, not yours,...
Dog ate a diaper: Mom changing a baby's diaper with a dog nearby

My Dog Ate a Diaper! Should I Be Worried?

"My dog ate a diaper! What should I do?" If you're a new parent and a dog owner, you should know what they say about...
10 Most Famous Dogs in History

10 Most Famous Dogs in History

Canines are known as man's best friend for a number of reasons. Loyal, intelligent and and affectionate are just a few of the great characteristics of our beloved pets, and the most famous dogs in history are all of this and more! While humble and selfless at heart, dogs often find ways into the spotlight. One viral story or amazing video, and dogs can gain the affection and adoration of the public in mere minutes. That's what inspired me to do research for this list of the most famous dogs in history.
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New Canine Respiratory Illness Spreading Across US

Years after the COVID-19 pandemic, there's a new viral disease in town spreading around the US... but this time, it's affecting dogs. More than 200...

13 Best Gifts for Veterinarians For Holidays In 2024

A veterinarian is absolutely important for our pet’s health and well-being. And not to mention our own peace of mind as well when our...
5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

Dog Anal Glands Problems: Signs, Causes, and Treatment

W hile dog anal gland problems are usually not life-threatening, they are relatively common, except for anal gland cancer. Sadly, when untreated, they can affect your...
How To Make Homemade Flea Spray for Dogs

3 Ways on How to Make Homemade Flea Spray for Dogs

Learning how to make homemade flea spray for dogs will save you money and reduce your pet's exposure to harmful chemicals and toxins. Here's 3 best recipes.

15 Velcro Dog Breeds (Plus Tips to Lessen Their Clinginess)

Picture this: You are trying to sneak into the kitchen for some midnight snack without waking anyone up. Suddenly, you felt a pair of eyes...
Cyrus, Lucky, and Deuce | Image courtesy: Domenick Scudera via Daily Paws

2-Legged Therapy Dogs Inspire Amputee Patients in Rehab

MALVERN, PHILADELPHIA—Cyrus, Lucky, and Deuce are dogs on a mission: inspire the patients of Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital in Philadelphia to get back on...