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Small Dogs Lie About Their Size, Study Says (and 5 More Facts About Dog Scent Marking)

Small Dogs Lie About Their Size, Study Says (and 5 More Facts About Dog...

There's new research showing that dogs, our most trusted companion, apparently tend to lie to other dogs and are very capable of deception. A...
Gingivitis in Dogs - Science-based Prevention and Treatment

Gingivitis in Dogs: Science-based Prevention and Treatment

Gingivitis is an oral health issue that causes inflamed and sometimes bleeding gums. Gingivitis in dogs is one of the most common diseases, with...
Labrador Life Expectancy Through Color - Chocolate Labs Are Less Healthy than Black or Yellow Labs

Labrador Life Expectancy Through Color: Chocolate Labs Are Less Healthy than Black or Yellow...

The color of their fur is not the actual problem. Rather, it's how they are bred that might be harmful to these animals' genes....
Dogs Love You More When You Smile, Science Says

Dogs Love You More When You Smile, Science Says

Apparently, your smile has a bewitching effect on your dog and a dog's brain lights up actively when they see you flash that happy...
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...
Dog DNA Tests Not Always Accurate for Pet Health Decisions, Scientists Say

Dog DNA Tests Not Always Accurate for Pet Health Decisions, Scientists Say

Genetic testing has become a valuable tool in the health industry for humans but it's still in its infancy stages for testing dogs. There is...
Sled Dogs in Greenland are Becoming Extinct, Report Says

Sled Dogs in Greenland are Becoming Extinct, Report Says

The sled dog culture in Greenland is unique but the last two decades sadly saw its population decrease, new study says. Here's what is...
New Study Explains Detection Dog Errors in Sniffing Poop

New Study Explains Detection Dog Errors in Sniffing Poop

Did you know that there are dogs working to specifically save wildlife? They’ve been helping conservation sites in over two decades now, and a...

8 Benefits and Uses of Tea Tree Oil for Dogs Backed by Science

More natural treatments are becoming recognized by the scientific community for their health benefits. Tea tree oil is still often seen as a trend...
How Dog Food and Water Bowls are Making Pets Sick

How Dog Food and Water Bowls are Making Pets Sick

New data shows that your dog's water bowl might be filled with germs that may negatively impact your pup's health. The first thing we purchase...
Raw Diets for Dogs Have Health Benefits, New Study Suggests

Raw Diets for Dogs Have Health Benefits, New Study Suggests

There’s a never-ending debate about the nutritional benefits and dangers of raw food for dogs, but a new study has finally added another point...
Study - New Blood Test Makes It Easier to Detect Liver Disease in Dogs

Study: New Blood Test Makes It Easier to Detect Liver Disease in Dogs

The simple blood test that vets developed may soon make detection of liver disease in dogs easier and more specific. Dog liver disease has long...

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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...