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My Dog is Stretching a Lot - What It Means and What To Do

My Dog is Stretching a Lot: What It Means and What To Do

You’ve probably seen your pup stretch pretty regularly over the years. Sometimes they do it before or after taking a nap, or when they’re...
How to Wash a Dog Bed (When It's too Big for the Washing Machine)video

How to Wash a Dog Bed (That’s too Big for the Washing Machine)

Dog beds can be a pain to keep clean. That's why every owner needs to know how to wash a dog bed, even if it's too large to fit in the washing machine. Here's how you can do it.
How Dog Owners Should Prepare for Financial Emergencies

How Dog Owners Should Prepare for Financial Emergencies

Amidst the excitement and happiness of bringing a new member into your family, it's easy to forget that our dogs also come with a...
4 Signs of Pancreas Problems in Dogs - And What You Can Do

4 Signs of Pancreas Problems in Dogs (And What to Do)

Pancreas is a vital organ in a dog’s body. It is located near the dog’s stomach, and its two main functions are exocrine and...

How to Make Bathing a Dog Easier (And Some Unique Tools You Can Use)

Bathing a dog sounds simple enough at first until you actually get to try it, especially for the first time. There are many things...
How To Keep Dogs Warm In Wintervideo

How to Keep Dogs Warm in Winter

Whether your dog spends hours outside each day or only goes outside for bathroom breaks and short walks, you need to know how to keep dogs warm in winter.
Explanation on How and Why Pet Ownership Costs Continue to Rise

How and Why Pet Ownership Costs Continue to Rise

If you are a lifelong pet parent, then you have no doubt noticed the continued rise in pet care costs. Lifelong dog care expenses...

Normal Heart Rate for Dogs: Important Things to Know

When your dog is running, jumping, and playing at full speed, it's clear by their panting alone that their heart working hard to keep...
5 Bladder Problems in Dogs - How to Recognize Them and What to Do

5 Bladder Problems in Dogs: How to Recognize Them and What to Do

Is your dog having accidents in the house even though he is properly housebroken? Does he have to urinate more often than usual? These...
How to Tell Other Dog Owners They’re Doing Something Wrong

How to Tell Other Dog Owners They’re Doing Something Wrong

One of the great things about being a pet owner is knowing that there are other like-minded people out there who share the same...
Lifelong Dog Care Costs Explained

Lifelong Dog Care Costs Explained

Aspiring dog owners often underestimate the cost of dog ownership over a lifetime, sometimes either focusing only on monthly or yearly costs, or overlooking...
Disaster Preparedness - Are You and Your Pet Prepared

Disaster Preparedness: Are You and Your Pet Prepared?

Disaster preparedness is something that many of us don’t think about until it’s too late. In light of the devastating natural disasters we have...

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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...
What to Do If Your Dog Eats Chocolate

What to Do If Your Dog Eats Chocolate

Most dog owners are aware that chocolate can be toxic to dogs. However, even with all the necessary precautions, our pets sometimes find a...
5 Dog Esophagus Problems and What You Should Know

5 Dog Esophagus Problems and What You Should Know

The esophagus is a thin, muscular tube that connects a dog’s throat to their stomach and helps with pushing water and food into the...
8 Water and Swimming Safety Tips for Dog Owners

8 Water and Swimming Dangers and Safety Tips for Dog Owners

Summer swimming with your dogs is one of the many perks of being a pet parent. What could be better than going to the...
Muscle Builder for Dogs - What It Is and How to Use It

Muscle Builder for Dogs: What It Is and How to Use...

Using pet supplements to help your dog build muscles is not always recommended. Generally, canines don’t need muscle supplements because they can gain weight...
Anorexia in Dogs - 13 Reasons Why Your Dog Is Not Eating

Anorexia in Dogs: 13 Reasons Why Your Dog Is Not Eating

Few things are as alarming to pet owners as when our dogs stop eating. Okay, there’s the mysterious lumps and bumps, the vomiting of...