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Samantha’s biggest passion in life is spending time with her Boxer dogs. After she rescued her first Boxer in 2004, Samantha fell in love with the breed and has continued to rescue three other Boxers since then. She enjoys hiking and swimming with her Boxers, Maddie and Chloe.

How to Wash Dog Toys: Rope, Rubber, Plastic and Plush

Learning how to wash dog toys will help you keep your pet safe and ward off germs. It's not difficult to wash pet toys, but most owners don't do it.

Recipe: Tuna and Shrimp Dog Food

When you're cooking shrimp for your family, save a few out for your dog. This tuna and shrimp dog food recipe has been recommended for dogs with cancer.

Recipe: Beef and Cottage Cheese Dog Food for Diabetes

Cottage cheese may seem like a bland food, but your dog will love it. This dog food for diabetes uses cottage cheese and beef as the main protein sources.

9 Tips on How to Stop Dogs from Shedding

Owners often ask me for tips on how to stop dogs from shedding. My first answer is always to have the right technique, use the best tool and do it at the right time. Here are more tips and advice.

Recipe: Beef and Barley Stew for Dogs

The delicious aroma of this Beef and Barley Stew for dogs won't just entice your pup, you may decide to save a bowl for yourself!

Giveaway: BAYDOG Harness, Leash and Treat Pouch ($65+ Value)

We're giving one lucky follower the chance to win a pet supplies prize package for their pet that includes a harness, leash and treat pouch.

How to Measure Your Dog for Dog Door Installation

Dog door installation process could be complex. The first thing you must do is know how to measure dog for dog door. Here's a step by step guide + video.

TOP #114: How to Turn Your Dreams Into a Successful Pet...

If you have a dream of working with pets and their owners, now's the best time to join this thriving industry. But, how and where do you get started?

TOP #113: Dangers of Dog Obesity and How to Slim Down...

In this episode, we speak with Prof. Alex German about canine obesity. Alex is a Professor of Small Animal Medicine at the University of Liverpool.

TOP #112: How Dogs Benefit Seniors

In this week’s podcast episode, I’m chatting with Austin Gerber. He is a licensed administrator of a nursing home Good Samaritan in Ohio.

How to Make a Dog Diaper

Learning how to make a dog diaper saves money and is more eco-friendly than buying disposable products. It's a simple DIY process. Here's how to do it.

Adding Nuts to Homemade Dog Food Recipes

If you follow our home cooked dog food recipes here on Top Dog Tips, you've noticed that sometimes we include nuts in the ingredients...

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