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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...
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...
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...
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...

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...
Kidney Failure in Dogs - The Ultimate Science-based Guide

Kidney Failure in Dogs: A Science-based Guide

The condition known as kidney failure in dogs usually occurs from injury, infection or disease of the kidney. This can result in either a...
Top 7 Worst Human Foods for Dogs (Based on Studies)

7 Human Foods Dogs Can’t Eat and Why (Based on Studies)

Even though dogs are somewhere between carnivores and omnivores that consume the organic matter of other animals, they can also be classified as opportunistic...

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The Best Small Dogs for Kids

35 Best Medium and Small Dogs for Kids

Picking a dog breed when you have a kid at home should be done with care and consideration. There are several best medium dogs...
Emotional Support Animals

No More Emotional Support Animals on Planes

New policies by DOT has emotional support animals banned on airlines. They can no longer fly free on major carriers with their guardians. The...
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TOP #129: Making The Dog Doc Film featuring Cindy Meehl

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TaZj-SrRnb4 One of the silver linings of the Covid-19 cloud is that we have more down time than ever before. I've been using that time...
Spaniel Dog Breeds

Spaniel Dog Breeds

Spaniel dog  breeds is a type of bird dog known to flush game out of the dense bush. They were typically divided into two...
Russian Dog Breeds

Russian Dog Breeds

A country as big as Russia, with 11 different time zones, surely has numerous dog breeds that you can imagine. The country has somewhat...
Hunting hound dogs

Hunting Hound Dogs

You probably have seen Game of Thrones and heard of “The Hound” as one of the people Arya wanted to kill. Hounds are actually...
Norwegian Dog Breeds

Norwegian Dog Breeds

Norwegian dog breeds, originated in Scandinavian countries. This breed has adapted to thrive in cold weather conditions. Their coats are generally thick, enough to...
Eye Drops For Dogs

Eye Drops for Dogs: How to Pick the Right Type

The function and anatomy of your dog’s eye is similar in most ways to your own. However, some differences are present including the presence...
Racing Dog Breeds

Racing Dog Breeds

Although they don’t have their own dog breed grouping, racing dog breeds are dogs built for speed. In fact, throughout the centuries, many breeders...
Prettiest Dog Breeds

Prettiest Dog Breeds

Every dog has its own unique markings, traits, and personality, beauty is often appreciated when it comes to having a furry companion. In fact,...