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How Research Influenced Our Approach to Training Dogs

Science-based Dog Training: How Research Influenced Our Approach to Training Dogs

Since the late Mesolithic period when humans first began to domesticate wolves, canines have been an integral part of our lives. We are linked...
The Cushing’s Disease in Dogs - Symptoms Diagnosis and Treatments

Cushing’s Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

If you're not familiar with the condition, the Cushing's Disease in dogs affects the endocrine system of the animal. This condition is most prevalent in...
Reasons Why Is My Dog Itching

Why Is My Dog Itching? 4 Scientific Reasons and Proven Treatments

While it may be remarkably cute for a dog to be scratching his floppy ear with a look of relief-induced bliss on its face,...

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...
Top 6 Fruits Dogs Can Eat and Probably Should (According to Scientific Studies)

6 Fruits Dogs Can Eat and Probably Should (According to Studies)

Not all foods are created equally, and this is especially true for the different kinds of foods that you feed your dog. In human...
How to Mentally Stimulate a Dog

12 Tips on How to Mentally Stimulate a Dog (Based on Science)

While they are technically different species, people have some stark similarities with Man’s Best Friend when it comes to mental health and disorders, and...
How Dogs Use Their Nose to See and Understand the World

How Dogs Use Their Nose to See and Understand the World

Ever wonder if dogs actually know or have a mental picture of the things they smell? Scientists say they likely do. It's been said, studied...
Top Science-based Ways to Deal With Worms in Dogs

13 Science-Based Ways to Deal with Worms in Dogs

Dogs can be victims of intestinal parasites known as worms. These parasites can cause mild symptoms such as stomach upset and diarrhea, but if...
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...

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When most people think of vodka, dogs are among the last things that come to mind, but Tito’s Handmade Vodka is an exception to...
Italian Dog Breeds

4 Most Popular Italian Dog Breeds

Italy is well loved for their fashion sense, food and wine. But perhaps what is not so apparent is their assortment of unique Italian...
Irish Dog Breeds

Most Popular Irish Dog Breeds

There are no docile Irish dog breeds, they are all highly intelligent and reared to outwit livestock or prey and endure the severe Irish...
Healthiest Dog Breeds

17 of the Healthiest Dog Breeds [2020]

Dogs are perhaps the best animal companions humans have ever known. Who wouldn’t want such a special friend to live with us longer? Some...
13 Best Hunting Dogs

13 Best Hunting Dogs You Should Know About

Humans and canines have been hunting together for a long time, probably ever since dogs were first domesticated. Hunting dogs share some common characteristics,...
Seventeen of the Healthiest Medium and Small Dog Breeds

Seventeen of the Healthiest Medium and Small Dog Breeds

Dogs are perhaps the best animal companions humans have ever known. Who wouldn’t want such a special friend to live with us longer? Some...

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When shopping around for a new pet, it is only natural to want to avoid dangerous dog breeds. Even if not looking for a...

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According to a recent survey, approximately 35% of Canadians have a dog in their home. Over 50% of those dogs have no health issues...
11 Most Popular Exotic Dog Breeds

11 Most Popular Exotic Dog Breeds

Does the thought of being the twentieth person in your neighborhood to get a Lab make you itch? Do you feel more comfortable marching...
Wunderbar- The Eleven Most Popular German Dog Breeds In The US

Wunderbar: The Eleven Most Popular German Dog Breeds In The US

German dog breeds are well known and loved around the world—no surprise since the country is the third largest producer of dog breeds, behind...