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How to Discipline a Puppy Properly and Humanelyvideo

How to Discipline a Puppy Properly and Humanely

It's important to learn how to discipline a puppy. There are means of humane punishment that will teach your pooch he did wrong without hurting him.
Crate Training a Dog

16 Tips for Crate Training a Dog

It’s important that your new dog learns to spend time on his own in the house. Failure to do so can result in separation...
Why Dogs Constantly Eat Inedible Things and What to Do

Dog Constantly Eats Inedible Things? Here’s What to Do

Dogs tend to explore the world around them with their senses, primarily with the sense of smell and, subsequently, taste. That usually leads to...
How to Crate Train a Dog Guidevideo

How to Crate Train a Dog

Some owners mistakenly think of crating as dog's jail, but experts disagree. Learning how to crate train a dog is a huge asset for most pet parents.
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...
How to Be More Active With Your Dogvideo

TOP #52: How to Be More Active With Your Dog

Regular dog walks and trips to a dog park eventually get boring, and with improving weather, many owners are looking for more creative ways to get active with their dogs. In this podcast episode, Liz Claflin from Zoom Room dog gym provides great advice on how we can do that.
How to Safely Break Up a Dog Fight

Dog on Dog Attack: How to Safely Break Up a Dog Fight

It's inevitable to encounter other dogs when taking your pooch for a daily walk around the neighborhood or to a dog park. While generally this...
Brandon McMillan Dog Training Tools by Petmatevideo

Review: Brandon McMillan Dog Training Tools by Petmate (2018)

Training a dog takes patience and time, but with the right tools it will go a lot smoother. Brandon McMillan Dog Training Tools are designed to be easy for the handler to use, while still being effective. Their simple design also allows for a budget-friendly price.
Shed Hunting Dog Training Guide

Shed Hunting Dog Training: How to Train Your Pooch to Find Antlers

Shed hunting is a springtime search for shed deer antlers. Since deer shed their antlers from mid-January to mid-March, that's the best time to...
My Dog Bit Me - The Reasons Why and What You Should Do

My Dog Bit Me: Reasons Why and What You Should Do

More than 4.5 million people suffer from dog bites in the US each year, and more than 800,000 receive medical attention for it, according...

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...

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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...