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Dog Falling Down the Stairs - Why and What to Do

What You Should Do If Your Dog Keeps Falling Down the Stairs

Dogs are very well-coordinated animals that don’t lose their balance as easily as, for example, very young kids. And if you've been noticing your...
Top 8 Ways to Puppy-Proof Your Home for Christmas

8 Ways to Dog-Proof Your Home for Christmas

Dog owners, especially those with puppies, that wish for a lovely Christmas time need to ensure the safety of their young dogs. Christmas celebrations...
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How to Treat an Infected Paw on a Dog

Many dog owners don't give enough thought to their pet's paw health. Knowing how to treat an infected paw on a dog is vital to prevent more serious issues.
13 Ways to Prevent Hypothermia and Frostbite in Dogs

13 Ways to Prevent Hypothermia and Frostbite in Dogs

The risk of hypothermia and frostbite in dogs is greatly increased when outdoor temperatures fall below 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Celsius). The normal range...
Top 20 Reasons Why Your Dog Won’t Eat or Drink

20 Reasons Why Your Dog Won’t Eat or Drink

All dogs love food, so when yours refuses their mealtime, it may be something to worry about. Refusal to drink water is even more...
Dog Health Insurance

Dog Health Insurance: Do You Really Need It?

Surveys show that even many seasoned dog owners who've had to deal with expensive vet bills may avoid subscribing to a dog health insurance...
Dog Car Anxiety - 5 Ways to Solve It

Dog Car Anxiety: 5 Ways to Solve It

Dogs with car anxiety may exhibit symptoms of panting, drooling, and the inability to relax or sit still. An anxious dog may also whine...
How to Drain Anal Glands on Dogs

How to Drain Anal Glands on Dogs

The anal glands on a dog are located on either side of its anus. The glands each contain a sac (located in the middle...
12 Things to Do When You Find an Abandoned Dog

12 Things to Do When You Find an Abandoned Dog

Spotting an abandoned pet is an all too common occurrence. For an animal lover, it's often difficult not to try to rescue every abandoned...

Dog Body Language: The Pet Owner’s Guide to Understanding Dogs

Dogs can’t verbally communicate in a way that we can understand. Fortunately, a dog body language provides plenty of cues for us to interpret...

Why Does My Dog Stink? 12 Reasons Why and What to Do

The phrase “something smells like a wet dog” is commonly used in describing nasty smells. And when your dog has a bad odor, you...
12 Tips for Introducing a Toddler to a Dog

13 Tips for Introducing a Toddler to a Dog

Dogs and babies were long considered to not be a good fit. There was a myth that having a dog at home may cause...

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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...