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Eye Infections in Dogs - Diagnosing and Treating Dog Eyes

Diagnosing and Treating Dog Eye Infections

Dogs with large or bulging eyes like pugs, bulldogs and cocker spaniels are especially prone to eye infections but they can and do happen...
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 20 Dog Breeds Most at Risk for Hip Dysplasia

20 Dog Breeds Most at Risk for Hip Dysplasia

Disease of the dog’s hip joints is called hip dysplasia. It occurs when one or both of dog's hips have a ball that does...

10 Cancer Causing Ingredients in Dog Foods

Some ingredients that are cost effective for pet food manufacturers might be detrimental to a dog. When shopping for your pet's next bag of...
Excessive Thirst in Dogs Guide

8 Causes of Excessive Thirst in Dogs (Polydipsia)

Have you noticed your dog drinking more water than normal? This may be just temporary, or a sign of illness. Excessive thirst in dogs...
Can Our Dogs Eat Buckwheat

Can Dogs Eat Buckwheat?

A very popular health food in many countries, buckwheat is starting to take off in the US as well due to its high amount...
Why Is Ginger Good for Dogs

Is Ginger Good for Dogs?

The root of the ginger plant has been used by humanity for centuries, primarily for adding spice to food and for holistic medicinal purposes....
Top 8 Causes of Bloody Diarrhea in Dogs and Available Treatments

8 Causes of Bloody Diarrhea in Dogs

When your dog has bloody diarrhea, it can be scary knowing that this could be the symptom of a life threatening condition. But, in...
Top Science-based Ways to Deal With Worms in Dogs

13 Science-Based Ways to Deal with Worms in Dogs

Dogs can be victims of intestinal parasites known as worms. These parasites can cause mild symptoms such as stomach upset and diarrhea, but if...
Excessive Panting in Dogs

Excessive Panting in Dogs: What It Means & What You Should Do

Anyone who has been around a dog for any length of time knows that panting is normal dog behavior. However, how much panting is...
8 Cancer-Causing Dog Products (Based on Studies)

8 Cancer-Causing Dog Products and Household Supplies (Based on Studies)

Cancer in dogs can be caused by both nature and nurture. But even if your pet dog's breed is already at an increased risk...
Science-Based Dog Teeth Care Tips

10 Science-Based Dog Teeth Care Tips

The general rule of thumb is that, if it’s good for the owner then it must also be good for the dog. This is...

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Dry Eyes in Dogs - Science-based Guide

Dry Eyes in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Dry eyes in dogs, known as Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), is a highly common canine eye disease. In North America, reported annual rates of this...
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Best Dog Products of 2019: My Top 10 Favorite Items

I reviewed hundreds of dog products this year. Today I'm rounding up my picks for the Top 10 Best Dog Products of the Year for 2019.
Tomatoes in Home Cooked Dog Food Recipes

Tomatoes in Home Cooked Dog Food Recipes

If you switched to homemade meals and follow our home cooked dog food recipes here on Top Dog Tips, you've probably seen some that...
What Can I Give My Dog For Pain and What To Avoid

What Can I Give My Dog for Pain?

You've noticed that your dog is limping, and suspect that it could be arthritis setting in. You are worried that the dog is in...
Homemade Dog Ear Cleaner

6 Recipes of Homemade Dog Ear Cleaners

For some dogs, one of the most important parts of grooming is cleaning their ears. It reduces the chance of ear infections and removes...
How to Slim Down an Overweight Dog (My 30-Day Diet Plan)

How to Slim Down an Overweight Dog (30-Day Diet Plan)

Dog obesity is a rapidly growing health problem. Obese dogs will suffer from breathing issues, diabetes, arthritis, and joint pain (1). This article discusses the...
Dog Has Swollen Face - 5 Reasons Why and What to Do

Dog Has Swollen Face: 5 Reasons Why and What to Do

Determining the cause of a dog that has a swollen face is a simple process of elimination. Once you work out why the face...
Top 10 Best Dogs for Seniors and How They Benefit the Elderly

10 Best Dogs for Seniors and How They Benefit the Elderly

Depending on the stage of life you're in, there are certain breeds that will fit you, or someone you know, better. The best dogs...
Signs of Rabies in Dogs and Their Three Prominent Stages

10 Signs of Rabies in Dogs and Three Prominent Stages

Rabies is a preventable deadly virus with almost 100% fatal outcome in most cases (1). If your dog becomes infected with rabies, there is...
Reasons Your Dog Drinking a Lot of Water

10 Reasons Your Dog Is Drinking a Lot of Water

If you notice your dog drinking a lot of water, there's a number of reasons what may cause this. Approximate estimates of how much...