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How and What to Feed a Diabetic Dog

What to Feed a Diabetic Dog (And What Not To)

Diagnosis of diabetes in dogs is more common today than ever before. It's been estimated that about 1 in 100 dogs will develop diabetes mellitus...
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...
Hypoallergenic Dog Foods - The Vet's Buying Guide

The Veterinarian’s Guide on Shopping for Hypoallergenic Dog Foods

Most of us are already familiar with hypoallergenic products for humans – cosmetics, shampoos and the like, but what how much do you know...
Pet Food Manufacturing Regulations - USA vs Canada vs Europe vs China

Pet Food Manufacturing Regulations: USA vs Canada vs Europe vs China

There is no universal standard for the manufacturing of pet food worldwide. In fact, some countries have such lax “regulations” their foods and source...
Guidelines and Diet for Dogs with Struvite Crystals

Guidelines and Diet for Dogs with Struvite Crystals

Dogs can develop stones just like humans. A large part of therapy for struvite crystals in dogs is the diet. If your dog is suffering...
Dog Diseases Linked to Dog Food and Nutrition

3 Canine Diseases Linked to Dog Food and Nutrition

As humans concerned with our health, we know that there is a connection between the food we eat and how we feel. The same...
Top Best Human Foods for Dogs

16 Healthy Human Foods for Dogs (That You Haven’t Thought Of)

Rarely if ever are we encouraged to feed our dogs “human foods”, but some whole foods can actually have great health benefits. But some...
My 6 Essential Tips for Making Homemade Dog Food

7 Best Raw Dog Food Recipes

Choosing to feed your dog homemade raw dog food is big step and should not be taken lightly. For those new to homemade and/or...
Semi-Moist Dog Food

What’s Semi-Moist Dog Food and How It Compares to Other Types

The semi-moist dog food type is likely a term you haven’t heard before, but it’s probably a food variety that you would recognize by...

Dietary Guidelines for Dogs with Sensitive Stomachs

If you have a dog with a sensitive stomach and digestive disorders, then you'll need to adjust his diet. Dietary changes have been shown...
Find Best Dog Food for the Money

The Best Dog Food for the Money: 17 Brands Worth Their Price (from Cheap...

As dog parents, we aim to feed canine companions a nutritionally sound diet, but with the rising costs of pet food, it's only fair we try...
Comparing This Year's Dog Food Prices

Dog Food Prices: 30 Top Dog Food Brands & Their Value Compared

When it comes to feeding our pets, every dog owner wants to give the dog the best that one can afford. The question is, however,...

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Heated Dog Blankets and Beds - Are They Useful and Safe for Our Pets

Heated Dog Blankets and Beds: Are They Useful and Safe for...

Despite all the fluff and fur, pets may need help keeping warm, particularly during the colder seasons. While heated dog blankets can come with hazards,...
Breathing Problems in Dogs - What It Means and How to Fix It

Breathing Problems in Dogs: How to Spot Them and What to...

Numerous dog breathing problems can present a life-threatening situation and a quick reaction on the owner's part is often necessary. Respiratory problems can be...
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...
5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

While dog anal glands problems are usually not life-threatening, with the exception of anal gland cancer, they are relatively common and can affect your dog’s...
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...
Top 16 Commands You Must Teach Your Dog After Adopting

16 Commands You Must Teach Your Dog After Adopting

You’ve made an excellent decision to adopt a homeless dog from your local animal shelter. However, when adopting a dog with an unknown history,...
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...
AKC Canine Good Citizen Certification - Everything You Need to Know

Canine Good Citizen Certification: Everything You Need to Know

The AKC Canine Good Citizen program provides a solid foundation of behavioral training for your dog, but it also comes with some unexpected additional...
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.
15 of My Personal Favorite Dog Food Recipes

15 of My Personal Favorite Dog Food Recipes

We have hundreds of recipes published here on Top Dog Tips for dog owners looking to start cooking for their pets. However, with so...