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This is our dog breed resource where you can learn everything about each dog breed. Also, lists of best dog breeds for kids, best guard dogs, best dogs for families, most popular dogs, best small dogs for children, best dogs for apartments and advice on how to choose the best breed for you.
French Bulldog Breed Profile

French Bulldog Breed Profile

The French Bulldog, also known as the Frenchie, is the 6th most popular dog in America according to the American Kennel Club. This loveable little...
Best Dog for First Time Owner

10 Best Dog Breeds for First Time Owners

Welcoming a dog into your family is such a happy time! You are bringing a bundle of joy into your home that will soon become...
Labrador Retriever Dog Breed

Labrador Retriever Breed Profile

We all know them: Labradors, Labs or Labrador retrievers for the long version. No matter what you call them, they are one of the most...
Meet Barry, The Saint Bernard That Could Save You From An Avalanche

Meet Barry, The Saint Bernard That Could Save You From An Avalanche

This furry and massive slobbering pooch has deeper loyalty than you can imagine, so much he will bare the arctic temperatures to save people...
Brachycephalic Breeds

Let’s Talk: Brachycephalic Breeds – What’s the Difference?

Brachycephalic breeds are dogs with pushed in noses. Many people think the trait makes them look adorable, but it can also cause some unique...
most scary dogs - aggressive and dangerous dog breeds

4 Most Scary Dogs According to Statistics

Just like humans, dogs can be prone to dangerous and aggressive conduct. Such behavior can often be attributed to lack of training, poor domestication,...

Op-ed: True Confession – I Gave My Sister a Wolfdog Hybrid

Evidence indicates that the domestication of wolves began between 10,000 and 100,000 years ago. This was the beginning of the genetic split between wolves...
Top 10 Cute Dog Breeds - Who Wins

Top 10 Cute Dog Breeds You Can’t Resist

We've previously talked about best dog for kids, and which dog breeds are the safest. After a lot of research, here's a subjective opinion...
Best Dog DNA test kit for Dogs

3 Best DNA Test for Dogs: What Works in 2017?

If you are the proud owner of a mixed breed dog, you have probably heard the question from other people around you many times:...


Dry Eyes in Dogs - Science-based Guide

Dry Eyes in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Dry eyes in dogs, known as Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), is a highly common canine eye disease. In North America, reported annual rates of this...
Best Dog Products 2019video

Best Dog Products of 2019: My Top 10 Favorite Items

I reviewed hundreds of dog products this year. Today I'm rounding up my picks for the Top 10 Best Dog Products of the Year for 2019.
Tomatoes in Home Cooked Dog Food Recipes

Tomatoes in Home Cooked Dog Food Recipes

If you switched to homemade meals and follow our home cooked dog food recipes here on Top Dog Tips, you've probably seen some that...
What Can I Give My Dog For Pain and What To Avoid

What Can I Give My Dog for Pain?

You've noticed that your dog is limping, and suspect that it could be arthritis setting in. You are worried that the dog is in...
Homemade Dog Ear Cleaner

6 Recipes of Homemade Dog Ear Cleaners

For some dogs, one of the most important parts of grooming is cleaning their ears. It reduces the chance of ear infections and removes...
How to Slim Down an Overweight Dog (My 30-Day Diet Plan)

How to Slim Down an Overweight Dog (30-Day Diet Plan)

Dog obesity is a rapidly growing health problem. Obese dogs will suffer from breathing issues, diabetes, arthritis, and joint pain (1). This article discusses the...
Dog Has Swollen Face - 5 Reasons Why and What to Do

Dog Has Swollen Face: 5 Reasons Why and What to Do

Determining the cause of a dog that has a swollen face is a simple process of elimination. Once you work out why the face...
Top 10 Best Dogs for Seniors and How They Benefit the Elderly

10 Best Dogs for Seniors and How They Benefit the Elderly

Depending on the stage of life you're in, there are certain breeds that will fit you, or someone you know, better. The best dogs...
Signs of Rabies in Dogs and Their Three Prominent Stages

10 Signs of Rabies in Dogs and Three Prominent Stages

Rabies is a preventable deadly virus with almost 100% fatal outcome in most cases (1). If your dog becomes infected with rabies, there is...
Reasons Your Dog Drinking a Lot of Water

10 Reasons Your Dog Is Drinking a Lot of Water

If you notice your dog drinking a lot of water, there's a number of reasons what may cause this. Approximate estimates of how much...