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Sarah is the pet food expert at Top Dog Tips with experience in working, writing and researching the pet food industry, dog foods and canine nutrition. She's dedicated to uncover the truths about how, why and what we use to feed our dogs.

Can Dogs Eat Blueberries? Analysis of Proven Benefits

Quick Disclaimer: We may always want to share our human food with our pup or try to fit our food into our pup's diet....

Can Dogs Eat Pizza?

Pizza is a long-established, go-to food enjoyed by many people around the world. Brought to America by Italian immigrants in the late 1800s, pizza is...

Can Dogs Eat Lentils? 5 Health Benefits and 4 Risks

Lentils are a healthy legume that has lots of nutritional value. They are a trendy food that is easy to prepare and add to various...

15 Top Dog Food Brands: Best Dry Dog Foods [Updated 2023]

Picking top dog food brands is not simple, and here's why: it depends on what kind of dog food you're looking for. As someone who's...

Can Dogs Eat Raspberries? 10 Benefits and 2 Side Effects

The summertime superfruit and raspberries offer plenty of nutrition and benefits to humans.  But can dogs eat raspberries too, and are raspberries for dogs safe to...

16 Things About Prescription Dog Foods You Didn’t Know

  When your dog is diagnosed with a disease that requires diet change, a vet may recommend a prescription dog food brand. These foods are costly. Sometimes,...

Can Dogs Eat Potatoes? 4 Benefits and 3 Side Effects

It's no secret that potatoes are one of the most popular vegetables in western culture.  But can dogs eat potatoes, and are potatoes for dogs safe...

Top 5 Best Dehydrated Dog Food Brands

Did you know that dry dog food loses nutrition as it goes through the baking process? Other processing methods, such as dehydrating, retain all pet food's nutrition...

12 Best Dog Foods Actually Made in the USA

Not all "Made in USA" dog foods are actually that, so finding good dog food can be hard. You need to know where food...

Can Dogs Eat Bananas? 7 Potential Benefits and 4 Side Effects

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits around the world. But can dogs eat bananas, and are bananas safe for dogs to consume? What...

31 Dog Food Myths Debunked [Infographic]

There are far too many myths when it comes to dog food and feeding. Some are old tales, some are spread as misinformation through poor...

Can Dogs Eat Cherries? 10 Benefits and 4 Side Effects

Most of us love cherries, whether raw, prepared, or as part of a dessert. But can dogs eat cherries, too? Are cherries safe for our...

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Can I Afford A Dog?

Owning a pet is expensive. It’s more than just planning for food and toys. If you’ve been asking yourself, can I afford a dog, here is everything you need to know. A big part of being a responsible pet owner is preparing for the endeavor financially. Creating a consistent budget can help you plan for routine expenses like food, treats and toys, as well as unexpected expenses like vet visits in the event of an emergency. Asking the question can I afford a dog is a very responsible thing to do. Many pet owners don’t plan a budget before adopting a dog, and that can get you into a lot of trouble.
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Are you faced with the challenging decision of how to let go of your furry companion? We understand that circumstances change. And even...
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Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

One of the best qualities of our canine companions is their unwavering loyalty. Why are dogs so loyal? There are amazing stories about the unmatched loyalty of dogs - dogs that have sat on their owner’s graves, waited patiently for months for their owners to return from war and even stories of dogs walking thousands of miles to reunite with their masters.
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Nothing beats the feeling of seeing a happy dog or friendly cat come running over to you looking for a pat on the head or a scratch behind the ears. Why do pets make us happy? Pets do a lot more than just keep us company. The unconditional love that they provide us with is priceless and incomparable to any love that we get other humans.

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Are you looking for dog names starting with Z? Well, you're in the right place! Getting a new pup would mean preparing for a new set...
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How Many Dogs Are Too Many?

We've all been there. Pet owners of one dog think, "Maybe I should get one more." Then, once you get the second dog, you'll...
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Can Dogs Get Sick From Humans?

If you have been caring for dogs for quite a while now, you must have known we can get sick from them. Rabies, giardia—name...
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Not a lot of people know about this breed, but the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is not something you should ignore when you chance upon...