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5 Things Owners Wish They Knew Before Adopting a Dog

5 Things Owners Wish They Knew Before Adopting a Dog

Some owners admit that they've jumped at the opportunity of adopting a dog without doing much research into what taking care of an animal...
Should You Take Care of Someone Else’s Dog

Should You Take Care of Someone Else’s Dog? 4 Things to Consider

For anyone who loves dogs, taking care of someone else's pet may sound like a great idea at first. However, there are several things...
13 Reasons Why Owners Abandon Their Dogs

13 Reasons Why Owners Abandon Their Dogs

Having to abandon an animal is a decision that is often traumatic to the owner and the pet, but is avoidable in most cases....
Are You Really Ready to Bring a Dog Home

Are You Really Ready to Bring a Dog Home?

The idea of bringing home a “new” dog is thrilling to all dog lovers. The notion is so enticing, in fact, that we often...
What Are the Responsibilities of Dog Foster Parentsvideo

TOP #96: What Are the Responsibilities of Dog Foster Parents?

In this podcast episode we talk with Sarah Brasky on everything related to fostering a dog and what responsibilities to expect as a foster pet parent.
Is Owning a Dog Right for Youvideo

TOP #84: Is Owning a Dog Right for You?

Samantha and Noora Keskievari of One Mind Dogs discuss what it takes to care for a dog and what responsible pet ownership actually means.
Why Fostering a Dog Is a Rewarding Experiencevideo

TOP #82: Why Fostering a Dog Is a Rewarding Experience

Some people have misconceptions about the process of fostering a dog, so for this podcast I spoke with Simone Hurst from Dogwatch UK who provided us with more details and tips.

How to Get a Service Dog for Anxiety or Depression (And How Much It...

A number of recent studies have proven that assistance animals and therapy dogs provide great relief for people with different conditions, anxiety and depression...
How to Adopt from the ASPCA and How to Help If You Can't Adoptvideo

TOP #76: How to Adopt from the ASPCA and How to Help If You...

In this podcast episode, I'm talk with Rena of ASPCA about what it's like working at this non-profit organization, the adoption process and what you can do to help them if you can't adopt a pet.
A Dog for Personal Protection - 6 Things You Must Consider First

A Dog for Personal Protection: 6 Things You Must Consider First

We adopt dogs for many reasons: we may want companionship, a jogging partner, or someone else to take care of; we may be looking...
Top 45 Best Dog Rescues in the World That Make a Difference

Top 45 Best Dog Rescues in the World

Top Dog Tips awards program recognizes The 45 World's Best Dog Rescues of 2019 for their dedication, accomplishments and the difference that they make.
The Complete Guide to Different Types of Assistance Dogs

The Complete Guide to Different Types of Assistance Dogs

For anyone looking into adopting an assistance animal to help with your day-to-day life, it's crucial to understand the differences between the various types of...

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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...
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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.
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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...