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Dog Scratching But No Fleas - 8 Other Causes of Itching and Solutions

Dog Scratching But No Fleas? 8 Other Causes of Itching and Solutions

When a dog is itching, scratching, chewing, or licking themselves nonstop, the first cause of our pet's discomfort that we often think of is...
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How To Stop A Dog From Escaping: Why it Happens and Escape Artist Behavior

One of the problems a fur parent may have is dealing with dog escaping habits. As responsible dog owners, we do everything to keep them...
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Do Dogs Know The Seasons?

Sure, our canine friends are smart and intuitive, but do dogs know the seasons? Do they understand when and how their environment changes as...
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Cairn Terrier Dog Breed Profile

If you're looking for a small dog to adopt, the Cairn Terrier dog breed might be your pup. Cairn Terriers are independent, but at...
Effective Ways of How to Housebreak a Puppy

How to Housebreak a Puppy Effectively

Everybody loves a puppy. Watching your clumsy little new furry friend get into all sorts of trouble can be quite entertaining. But then puppy...

25 Dog Health Symptoms That You Must Address Right Away

Dogs are good at hiding illnesses from their owners.  This behavior is inspired by dogs' ancestors that used to hide when sick because a sick dog was...
Top 40 Reputable Dog Breeders in USA

40 Reputable Dog Breeders in the U.S. (2022)

Finding good dog breeders is challenging because of how popular and lucrative the dog breeding industry has become, resulting in many places to choose...
15 of My Personal Favorite Dog Food Recipes

15 of My Personal Favorite Dog Food Recipes

We have hundreds of recipes published here on Top Dog Tips for dog owners looking to start cooking for their pets. However, with so...
Must-Know Dog Training Tips

Top 21 Must-Know Dog Training Tips

Dogs and people are two very different animals. We can't live without dogs, but then we also can't live with them if they behave...
Is Citronella Safe For Dogs

Is Citronella Safe for Dogs? And What Else Owners Must Know

If you live in an area prone to mosquitoes, you know what a nuisance they can be. But mosquitos can be more than just...
Kids vs Dogs - Differences and Similarities of Raising Children and Dogs

Kids vs Dogs: Differences and Similarities in Raising Them

As a devoted pet parent, you have likely made the comparison of pet parenthood to being a human parent. You have also likely heard...
8 Tips on How to Stop a Dog From Peeing in the Crate

8 Tips on How to Stop a Dog From Peeing in the Crate

There's more than one reason why your dog is peeing in the crate, and determining the cause of this is crucial in order to...

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Dog Names Starting With Y

Do you plan on getting a pup? Do you have a new furry addition to your family? If you do, you're probably pondering what would...
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Can Dogs Be Blood Donors?

There are many ways to help dogs in need—voluntary work, shelter adoption, feeding the strays... But have you ever thought of donating blood? No, not yours,...
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My Dog Ate a Diaper! Should I Be Worried?

"My dog ate a diaper! What should I do?" If you're a new parent and a dog owner, you should know what they say about...
10 Most Famous Dogs in History

10 Most Famous Dogs in History

Canines are known as man's best friend for a number of reasons. Loyal, intelligent and and affectionate are just a few of the great characteristics of our beloved pets, and the most famous dogs in history are all of this and more! While humble and selfless at heart, dogs often find ways into the spotlight. One viral story or amazing video, and dogs can gain the affection and adoration of the public in mere minutes. That's what inspired me to do research for this list of the most famous dogs in history.
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New Canine Respiratory Illness Spreading Across US

Years after the COVID-19 pandemic, there's a new viral disease in town spreading around the US... but this time, it's affecting dogs. More than 200...

13 Best Gifts for Veterinarians For Holidays In 2024

A veterinarian is absolutely important for our pet’s health and well-being. And not to mention our own peace of mind as well when our...
5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

Dog Anal Glands Problems: Signs, Causes, and Treatment

W hile dog anal gland problems are usually not life-threatening, they are relatively common, except for anal gland cancer. Sadly, when untreated, they can affect your...
How To Make Homemade Flea Spray for Dogs

3 Ways on How to Make Homemade Flea Spray for Dogs

Learning how to make homemade flea spray for dogs will save you money and reduce your pet's exposure to harmful chemicals and toxins. Here's 3 best recipes.

15 Velcro Dog Breeds (Plus Tips to Lessen Their Clinginess)

Picture this: You are trying to sneak into the kitchen for some midnight snack without waking anyone up. Suddenly, you felt a pair of eyes...
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2-Legged Therapy Dogs Inspire Amputee Patients in Rehab

MALVERN, PHILADELPHIA—Cyrus, Lucky, and Deuce are dogs on a mission: inspire the patients of Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital in Philadelphia to get back on...