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Read the best advice on dog businesses from our petpreneurs and business experts. We can articles on how to launch all types of pet businesses, how to write business plans for you petpreneurial ventures and how to effectively market your new dog businesses. As the pet market continues to grow in America, this is a great time to start your own pet related business.
Top 7 Tips on How to Be a Successful Dog Walker

7 Tips on How to Be a Successful Dog Walker

Maybe you are a student and need a part-time job. Maybe you just need a little extra income in addition to your main job....
How to Break Into the Pet Industryvideo

TOP #51: How to Break Into the Pet Industry

Many pet owners wish they could combine their passion for dogs with their entrepreneurial spirit. If you've been thinking about developing, marketing and selling a product for pet owners, this podcast episode is for you.
How Much to Tip for Dog Services - Infographic

How Much to Tip for Dog Services [Infographic]

In the pet service industry, particularly when it comes to dog groomers, sitters and trainers, tipping is still unclear to most dog owners. It's...
What Are Dog DNA Tests and Are They Reliablevideo

TOP #50: What Are Dog DNA Tests and Are They Reliable?

In this podcast episode I'm interviewing a representative from Embark, the current leader of dog DNA test kits. We speak about what DNA test kits for dogs are, how they work, their benefits and reliability.
Best Pet Business and Career Ideas

60 Pet Business and Career Ideas [Infographic]

If you're a pet lover with entrepreneurial spirit, and have been looking into finally launching your own business venture, what could be better than...
Where and How to Pick Dog Walking Insurance

Ask a Dog Walker: Where and How to Pick Dog Walking Insurance?

Dog walking is a rewarding but somewhat risky business for both the walker and the client. Most people consider dogs to be a family...
Top 25 Best Dog Boarding Services in San Diego

The 25 Best Dog Boarding Services in San Diego, CA

Becoming a dog owner comes with many benefits. However, every owner will agree that having dogs also comes with its complications, and chief among...
How to Become a Dog Walker

Ask an Expert: How to Become a Dog Walker?

Dog walking can be a surprisingly tricky business to break into. I'm sure you've often heard the phrase, “The only way to do it,...
Guide on How Much Do Dog Walkers Get Paid

Ask a Dog Walker: How Much Do Dog Walkers Get Paid?

It's a question that I hear all the time: “How much does a dog walker make?” I never quite know how to respond, since...
Walking App “Wag” Gets $300 Million Investment from Unlikely Source

Walking App “Wag” Gets $300 Million Investment from Unlikely Source

The LA-based dog walking app Wag has received an enormous investment from an unlikely source - a Japanese banking conglomerate. As if Wag wasn’t...
Pet Food Manufacturing Regulations - USA vs Canada vs Europe vs China

Pet Food Manufacturing Regulations: USA vs Canada vs Europe vs China

There is no universal standard for the manufacturing of pet food worldwide. In fact, some countries have such lax “regulations” their foods and source...
Best Dog Boarding

Comparing the Best Dog Boarding Services: DogVacay / Rover vs Care vs Fetch! vs...

Placing your dog in the care of someone else is worrying. Fortunately, there are many dog boarding and pet sitting services that offer personal...

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Is Sunscreen for Dogs Safe to Use

Is Sunscreen for Dogs Safe to Use?

It may not be the first thought for a pet owner, but dogs get sunburned too. Their skin is just as sensitive to UV...
Dog Whining - 7 Reasons Your Dog is Crying That You Haven't Thought Of

Dog Whining: 7 Reasons Your Dog is Crying

It can be difficult for pet owners to listen to their dog whine and cry persistently, and not know why they're doing so, or...
The Cushing’s Disease in Dogs - Symptoms Diagnosis and Treatments

Cushing’s Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

If you're not familiar with the condition, the Cushing's Disease in dogs affects the endocrine system of the animal. This condition is most prevalent in...
Reasons Why Is My Dog Itching

Why Is My Dog Itching? 4 Scientific Reasons and Proven Treatments

While it may be remarkably cute for a dog to be scratching his floppy ear with a look of relief-induced bliss on its face,...
Dog Scared of Cat - 4 Things You Can Do

Dog Scared of Cat? Here’s What You Can Do

It’s no secret that dogs and cats often do not get along. You’ve probably heard the expression “getting along like cats and dogs” for...
9 Ways to Improve Your Dog’s Skin and Coat Health

9 Ways to Improve Your Dog’s Skin and Coat Health

Your dog’s skin and coat obviously serve important functions such as providing warmth, offering protection, regulation of body temperature, and providing and enhancing sensation....
Dog Scared of Fireworks - 7 Things You Can Do to Help

Dog Scared of Fireworks? 7 Things You Can Do to Help

Dogs are often afraid of loud noises like thunder or fireworks. These sounds are often a source of great distress, fear and anxiety for...

A Science-based Guide to Home Cooked Dog Food Recipes

Covering the subject of homemade dog food recipes is a big part of Top Dog Tips. Today, though, we’re breaking out the lab coats...
4 Reasons Why and When Dog Parks Can Be Dangerous

4 Reasons Why and When Dog Parks Can Be Dangerous

Enjoying summer with your pooch in a dog park while he runs around freely can be fun, and it's also be a great way...
The Complete Guide on Osteosarcoma in Dogs

The Complete Guide on Osteosarcoma in Dogs

Each year approximately 8,000 to 10,000 dogs are diagnosed with osteosarcoma. Most frequently seen in large and giant breed dogs, this aggressive bone cancer...