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Can I give my dog cantaloupe

Can Dogs Eat Cantaloupe? 5 Potential Benefits and 3 Side Effects

Cantaloupe is a popular and delicious fruit that most people enjoy. But can dogs eat cantaloupe as well, and is cantaloupe for dogs safe to...
Pumpkin for Dogs 101

Pumpkin for Dogs 101: A Healthy Snack With No Side Effects

Pumpkin is often mistaken as simply a fall or Halloween decoration, or as filling for pies, but there is much more than meets the...
Top 20 Most Dangerous Christmas Decorations for Dogs

20 Most Dangerous Christmas Decorations for Dogs

Making sure that your dog is safe during Christmas can be a really demanding task, especially if you are not familiar with all possible...
Thanksgiving and Dogs

Thanksgiving with Dogs: 20 Dos and Don’ts for Pet Owners

When guests are coming to town and festivities are planned, it’s important to remember that your dog needs special attention to make his holiday...
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...
Is Blue-Green Algae Toxic for Dogsvideo

TOP #108: Is Blue-Green Algae Toxic for Dogs?

In this podcast, we're talking about blue-green algae and how toxic it is for dogs, how to avoid it, spot the signs and what to do if your dog ingests it.
Pool Dangers For Dogs

Dog Paddle 101: Lesser Known Pool Dangers For Dogs

When we’re out at the beach or enjoying our scenic rivers and lakes, it’s fairly common to see dogs out enjoying our wonderful waterways...
Top 24 Ways to Prevent Heatstroke in Dogs This Summer

24 Ways to Prevent Heatstroke in Dogs

The heat of the summer is in full swing, so it's time to start thinking about summer dangers for dogs, with overheating and heatstroke...
High Blood Pressure in Dogs (Hypertension) - A Brief Guide

High Blood Pressure in Dogs (Hypertension): A Brief Guide

There are various health conditions caused by high blood pressure in humans, and the same applies to dogs. High blood pressure in dogs can...
Why Is Your Dog Coughing and Gagging

Dog Coughing and Gagging? Here’s Why and What to Do

A dog coughing and gagging is one of those signs you will notice fast. This may pass quickly on its own, but it could...
Heart Murmurs in Dogs

Heart Murmurs in Dogs: A Brief Guide

Dogs are subject to many heart complications and conditions, and heart murmurs are just one of them. All dogs may suffer from this condition,...
4 Reasons Why Your Dog’s Stomach is Hard and What to Do

4 Reasons Why Your Dog’s Stomach is Hard and What to Do

When your dog’s stomach swells or hardens, there may be a serious cause for concern, or it may just be a case of your...

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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...