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Common Thyroid Problems in Dogs and What to Do About Them

Common Thyroid Problems in Dogs and What to Do About Them

Like in humans, thyroid glands are an important part of a dog’s anatomy and they affect a number of different organs in a dog’s...
10 Ways to Relieve Boredom in Dogs

10 Ways to Relieve Boredom in Dogs

Recent studies found that boredom in canines is very real, and it's more dangerous than one might assume. Research demonstrated the negative effects of...
The No-Kill Initiative and How to Help Dogs in Sheltersvideo

TOP #63: The ‘No-Kill Initiative’ and How to Help Dogs in Shelters

In this podcast, we spoke with Terran Tull of Best Friends Animal Society, discussed their "No-Kill Initiative" and how people can help animal shelters.
Ground Scratching - Why Dogs Do It After Bathroom Breaks

Ground Scratching: Why Dogs Do It After Bathroom Breaks

Here’s the reason behind our dogs’ strange behavior after taking bathroom breaks. Is your dog a scratcher? Does he scuff the ground or sometimes kick...
5 Ways Your Smartphone Addiction Is Negatively Affecting Your Dog

5 Ways Your Smartphone Addiction Is Negatively Affecting Your Dog

Experts have not been lacking in warning us of the negative health implications of our smartphone addiction. But most of us will not be...
Arthritis Diet for Dogs

How You Should Feed Dogs With Arthritis

Dealing with arthritis in dogs will require care and effort on the owner's part, and it's a painful process for the dog to go...
20 Proven Health Benefits of Having a Dog

20 Proven Health Benefits of Having a Dog

Once in a while, you might catch a headline on the news citing the reasons everyone should adopt a pet and some of the...
Are Christmas Trees Poisonous to Dogs

Are Christmas Trees Poisonous to Dogs?

Every dog owner knows that dogs will put almost anything in their mouths, and since they are often completely phased by Christmas trees, it...
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...
8 Signs Your Dog Is Experiencing Joint Pain

8 Signs Your Dog Is Experiencing Joint Pain

Recognition and limiting pain and distress are two key goals of animal care that every pet owner strives to meet. Unfortunately, signs symptoms of...
What Do Dogs Dream About and Do Dogs Have Nightmares?

What Do Dogs Dream About?

You have probably wondered if your dog dreams when he sleeps and what do dogs dream about in general, especially if you ever saw...

100 New Year’s Resolutions for Dog Owners

Looking for a New Year’s resolution for the upcoming year? If you’re a dog owner, we have a few great suggestions! These new year’s...

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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...