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Shelly Graves

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Shelly lives in Iowa with her husband and Australian Shepherd named Tex. She's been an animal lover since she was a child. Currently, she enjoys reading and writing about dogs, and spending time with her family and getting involved in all things pets.

4 Best Heated Self-Warming Dog Beds and Pads: What is It...

You’ve likely run across the self-warming dog bed while shopping for other items for your pup, particularly among winter dog supplies (even though it's...

Dog Urine Killing Grass? 10 Ways to Fight or Prevent This

Dog pee can be a real problem for lawns. In fact, dog urine can kill the grass. Why Does Dog Urine Kill Grass? Because dog urine...

13 Great Books for Homemade Dog Food Beginners

If you’re like me, you like having a book to hold in the kitchen. Videos and websites are great, but when I am working...

How to Save Money with Homemade Dog Food Cooking

The costs of feeding a dog are one of the major concerns dog owners have which impacts their decision of adopting a pet. And...

Cinnamon in Homemade Dog Food Recipes

For those of you following Top Dog Tips homemade dog food recipes here, you may have noticed that we've included cinnamon among some of...

10 Best Multivitamins and Supplements for Dogs

There is a wide variety of vitamins designed to support one specific part of your dog’s body and health, but if you are looking...

13 Best Dog Food Brands in Canada

According to a recent survey, approximately 35% of Canadians have a dog in their home. Over 50% of those dogs have no health issues...

Tito’s Handmade Vodka Shows Their Love for Dogs

When most people think of vodka, dogs are among the last things that come to mind, but Tito’s Handmade Vodka is an exception to...

6 Best Low Protein Dog Treats

While dogs normally require a high-protein diet, some canines must be switched to a low protein diet due to certain health issues, such as...

9 Reasons CBD Is Good For Dogs And How To Give...

Cannabidiol, or CBD, has been shown to have some remarkable health benefits for pets, just like it can have amazing health benefits for people....

What to Give a Dog for Pain

There are many ways that owners can help alleviate their dog’s pain, but it is important to know which methods are appropriate because some...

The Coolest Dog Mom T-Shirt Every Doggy Mom Must Have

Whether you are a “dog mom” yourself or you are looking for a perfect gift for a woman who is also a dog lover,...

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Cancer in dogs may be due to nature and nurture. But even if your pet dog's breed is already at an increased risk of cancer,...
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Kennel Cough in Dogs: 9 Treatments Kennel Cough in Dogs (Based...

Kennel cough is a highly contagious respiratory disease affecting dogs of any age. There are several causes for kennel cough in dogs, including canine virus...
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8 Tips on How to Train a Dog Not to Run...

Having your dog run away when off-leash and then go missing is a terrifying feeling. If you have a pet that doesn't really listen, learning...
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5 Benefits of Elevated Food Bowls for Dogs: Myths or Facts?

Over the years, there have been plenty of contention topics among dog owners – are grains good or bad? Should dogs be spayed or neutered...
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Dog Food Allergies: What They Are and How To Feed Your...

It is widespread for dogs to have dog food allergies (or food sensitivities), and it's one of the most typical hypersensitivities in dogs that...
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Why Is My Dog So Itchy? Causes and 5 Remedies

Consistent itching and scratching in dogs – a valid and common concern for most pet owners. It's normal for dogs to experience some kind of skin...
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Top 5 Best Pet Odor Eliminators for Removing Dog’s Urine Smell...

House training a dog is the most frustrating task for a pet owner. The worst part is the urine smell that you can never seem...