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The Dos and Don’ts of Running with Dogs

The Dos and Don’ts of Running with Dogs

When it comes to the right and wrong things to do when preparing to start actively running with your pooch on a regular basis,...

How to Get a Service Dog for Anxiety or Depression (And How Much It...

A number of recent studies have proven that assistance animals and therapy dogs provide great relief for people with different conditions, anxiety and depression...
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...
15 Fun Ways You Can Workout With Your Dog

15 Fun Ways to Workout With Your Dog

Having a dog also means having the best trainer you could possibly ask for. Most healthy dogs are incredibly energetic creatures, some active breeds...
How to Get Started with Dog Agility Trainingvideo

TOP #74: How to Start with Dog Agility Training

In this podcast episode, Cindy Swiney of AAC explains how beginners can get started with dog agility training and get involved in the competition circle.
8 Coolest Dog Tricks That You Have Not Tried Yet

8 Coolest Dog Tricks That You Haven’t Tried Yet

Having your dog perform tricks in front of your friends is not only a way to have fun and bond together with the pet,...
Hunting Dog Training - The Ultimate Guide

The Ultimate Guide to Hunting Dog Training

The initial aspects of training a hunting dog can seem daunting. But when you break down the process into its key goals and basic...
11 Dog Sports Your Active Dog Can Compete In

11 Popular Dog Sports Your Active Dog (And You) Can Compete In

If you have an active dog on your hands, there are plenty of dog sports to consider that can help to burn off some...
How to Handle Aggressive Dogsvideo

TOP #69: How to Handle Aggressive Dogs

Aggressive dogs can be dangerous. In this podcast, dog trainer Jereme Paddock gives actionable tips for pet owners on handling dogs with aggression issues.
How to Get Your Dog to Sleep on a Dog Bed

How to Get Your Dog to Sleep on a Dog Bed

If you enjoy having your pooch sleep together with you on your bed, there's nothing wrong with that. But many dog owners complain about...

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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...