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19 Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy During Winter Months

19 Ways to Keep Your Dog Healthy During Winter Months

Keeping dogs healthy in the winter isn't just about keeping them warm with clothing. Think about your dog's sleeping arrangements, winter allergies, adjusting dietary...

10 Cancer Causing Ingredients in Dog Foods

Some ingredients that are cost effective for pet food manufacturers might be detrimental to a dog. When shopping for your pet's next bag of...
Pet Sitting Services

13 Ways to Prepare Before You Hire a Dog Walker

You need to leave and cannot take your pet with you. Boarding kennels are expensive and may even carry diseases. If family, friends cannot...
things to keep dogs warm in winter

20 Things to Keep Dogs Warm in Winter

Whether your dog only goes outside for short walks or spends hours outdoors in the cold weather, there are some things to keep dogs...
Dog Whining In Crate - 5 Reasons Why and What to Do

Dog Whining in Crate: 5 Reasons Why and What to Do

You've just bought a dog crate for your pet where they can spend time while you're at work. You chose the right size, color...
10 Ways to Stop Your Dog from Chewing Bed

10 Ways to Stop Your Dog from Chewing Bed

You just came home to yet another completely destroyed dog bed. It's the third one you've bought. There are two main reasons why your...
The Best Dog Paw Protection in the Winter

Dog Paw Protection: 5 Ways of Protecting Dog Paws in Winter

Dogs' paws are more utilitarian than our feet - they're designed to withstand frigid conditions, such as ice and snow. The paw pads act...
How to Keep Dogs Warm in the Winter

20 Tips on How to Keep Dogs Warm in the Winter

While some breeds are better prepared for winter cold, other dogs may in fact get cold in freezing temperatures. Puppies, senior dogs and ill...
Excessive Thirst in Dogs Guide

8 Causes of Excessive Thirst in Dogs (Polydipsia)

Have you noticed your dog drinking more water than normal? This may be just temporary, or a sign of illness. Excessive thirst in dogs...
How to Keep Dog Away from Christmas Tree

How to Keep Dogs Away from Christmas Trees

Dogs are naturally drawn to the allure of Christmas trees, and that can get dangerous. There are a few things you can do: using...
Bladder Stones in Dogs

Bladder Stones in Dogs: Home Remedies and Veterinary Treatments

Bladder stones (urolithiasis) are clumps of mineral crystals that form in the urine. They can occur for a number of reasons, including genetics, diet,...
Why Is Your Dog Coughing and Gagging

Dog Coughing and Gagging? Here’s Why and What to Do

A dog coughing and gagging is one of those signs you will notice fast. This may pass quickly on its own, but it could...

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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...
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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.
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...