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Interview: Tips and Tricks for Family Dog Training

Each week I get the opportunity to speak with an expert in the pet industry, and this week I was fortunate enough to have...
Resource Guarding in Dogs

8 Tips on How to Deal With Resource Guarding in Dogs

Resource guarding in dogs is the term used when a dog shows behaviors such as growling or snapping to convince humans or other animals...
Agility Training For Dogs - The Ultimate Beginners Guide

Agility Training For Dogs: The Ultimate Beginners Guide

Watching the clever Border Collie, Tex, win the 2015 Westminster Dog Agility Contest or the whip-quick retriever, Joy, earn the large dog agility prize...
Dog Begging Behavior and How to Stop It

How to Stop Dog Begging Behavior

Those big, round eyes, that adorable cocked head, the forlorn little whimpers... it’s hard to resist a dog who’s begging for scraps, but learning...
Why Do Dogs Howl and How to Get Them to Stop

7 Tips on Why Do Dogs Howl and How To Get Them to Stop

Last week I discussed the hot topic of dogs that lick all the time, this week I want to shed some light onto an...
Dog Training Tips for Train Your Dog Month

Interview: Expert Dog Training Tips for Train Your Dog Month

Did you know that January is National Train Your Dog Month? Putting the time and effort into training your dog will make your time...
How to Get a Puppy to Stop Barking

How to Get a Puppy to Stop Barking

Is your puppy barking mad? If so, take solace in knowing that it is completely natural and normal behavior. Still, it's extremely frustrating to...
The Importance of Mental Stimulation for Your Dog

Interview: The Importance of Mental Stimulation for Your Dog

Getting your pet out and about for some exercise is an important responsibility. Without adequate exercise your dog could become bored, lazy and begin...
Training Dogs with Electronic Collars

Ask a Dog Trainer: Training Dogs with Electronic Shock Collars

Training a dog isn't something to venture into lightly. There are numerous methods of dog training, and every canine responds differently to each one. Finding...
Dog Barking Tips - How To Quiet Down Your Dog

6 Dog Barking Tips To Quiet Down Your Dog

One of the downsides of adopting dogs is them barking uncontrollably when you really wish they wouldn't. There aren't many things as annoying as...
How to House Train a Dog for Free

How to House Train a Dog for Free

Finding ways how to house train a dog for free isn't really a financial challenge, but more of a time consuming task. Housebreaking a dog...
Is Your Dog a Gambling Addict

Cons of Operant Conditioning: Is Your Dog a Gambling Addict?

In the 70s, there was a lot of unrest accompanied by paranoia over a theory of behavior surfacing in psychology. Never mind that the...

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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...