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Top Hacks on How to Housebreak a Puppy Using Puppy Pee Pads

15 Hacks on How to Housebreak a Puppy Using Puppy Pee Pads

Everyone loves a puppy, but no one loves the mess that comes with bringing a new puppy into your home. They’re just too cute not...
How To Stop A Puppy From Biting and Why You Should Do So ASAPvideo

How To Stop A Puppy From Biting and Why You Should

Many new pet parents think that puppy biting is just a cute way for young dogs to play with their new owner. Actually, it's a...
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...
How To Toilet Train A Puppy Effectivelyvideo

How To Toilet Train A Puppy: Step-by-Step Instructions

Most potential puppy owners dread the thought of house training their new canine companion. If you stick to a consistent schedule, learning how to toilet...
Crate Training Your Dog

7 Tips for Crate Training Your Dog

Most professionals in the pet industry agree that crate training is an effective and humane method to use with any puppy or adult dog....

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...
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...
A Guide for Leash Training Your Dogvideo

TOP #64: A Guide for Leash Training Your Dog

In this podcast we talk with experienced trainer and author Tom Shelby, and his unique "depends" dog training method for how to leash train a dog, and more.
Dog Shock Collars Controversy and What Experts Say

Dog Shock Collars Controversy: What Do the Experts Say?

It's no secret that dog shock collars are a controversial option for training a dog. Most people are incredibly divided on whether or not...

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...
pooping in a crate

9 Ways to Stop a Dog from Pooping in a Crate

When crate training their dogs, some owners start to encounter the issue of their pooch chronically pooping in the crate. This issue can be...
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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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...