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10 Most Common Dog Behavior Problems (and How to Fix Them)

10 Most Common Dog Behavior Problems (and How to Fix Them)

Statistically, the most common dog behavior problems are the main reason why many owners give up on their dogs. Knowing what type of behavioral...
Dog Modeling: The Ultimate Guide

Dog Modeling and Acting: The Ultimate Guide

Could your dog be the next top dog model? If you have aspirations of your dog being the next Purina pup or the next...
The 12 Unique Ways to Tire Out a Hyperactive Dog

12 Unique Ways to Tire Out a Hyperactive Dog

Use these tricks when you can't walk your dog for his daily exercises. You already know that your dogs need regular exercises to be healthy...
Top Most Effective Dog Training Methods According to Science

Most Effective Dog Training Methods According to Science

Occasionally, in the face of new evidence, we are forced to reconsider how best to do something, even if it's a practice that we've...

10 Psychological Dog Training Tricks

Dog training is one of the most demanding and difficult aspects of welcoming any new canine to the family. Sometimes, it seems that sit and stay are...
17 Alternatives to Shock Collars for Dogs

17 Alternatives to Shock Collars [Infographic]

Despite still being widely used, shock collars for dogs are considered by many owners and some trainers as an inhumane and impractical method of...

Dog Shock Collar Comparison: Dogtra vs SportDog vs Petsafe vs Educator

It's one of the most controversial training tools a dog owner’s arsenal. Dog shock collars are viewed as a sort of harmful device that...

7 Ways to Turn Daily Activities Into Exercise for Your Dog

Dogs are born to be active, and depriving your pooch of necessary exercise can lead to serious health problems. Daily activities and playtime will...
Dog Agility Competitions

The Pros and Cons of Dog Agility Competition Training

Getting your pooch into dog agility competitions can be a great way for you and your pet to bond and exercise together. Agility dogs...
Reasons You Fail At Housebreaking a Puppy

7 Reasons You Fail At Housebreaking Your Puppy (and how to fix them)

You finally adopted a dog, and now you must potty train your little pooch. Housebreaking a puppy can be very frustrating and may seem...
Adopting Emotional Support Dog - How to Do It Correctly

Adopting Emotional Support Dog: How to Do It Correctly

Not everyone really understands what an emotional support dog is. Many are aware that emotional support dogs exist, but they can’t really differentiate between...
Fear Aggression in Dogs

15 Facts About Fear Aggression in Dogs You Must Know

Fear of dog's aggression is one of the reasons some people refuse to adopt dogs. Many still dogs as uncontrollable animals, as time bombs...

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Dog Whining - 7 Reasons Your Dog is Crying That You Haven't Thought Of

Dog Whining: 7 Reasons Your Dog is Crying

It can be difficult for pet owners to listen to their dog whine and cry persistently, and not know why they're doing so, or...
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,...
Dog Scared of Cat - 4 Things You Can Do

Dog Scared of Cat? Here’s What You Can Do

It’s no secret that dogs and cats often do not get along. You’ve probably heard the expression “getting along like cats and dogs” for...
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...