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Dog health is the first concern of every responsible pet parent. We interview vets and canine experts for the best advice on canine arthritis, common diseases, dog nutrition, diabetes in dogs, dog allergies, cancer in dogs, dog symptoms, dog health insurance and everything else that should concern us.
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How to Tell If a Dog Has a Fever

It's best for you to learn how to tell if a dog has a fever instead of just guessing based on the condition of his dry, warm nose. Here's how to do it.
Dog Pregnancy and Whelping

15 Tips on Dog Pregnancy and Whelping to Help You Through the Process

You’re expecting puppies, how exciting! Whelping is a term used to cover the entire process of birthing puppies, from the initial dog pregnancy to...
How to Take a Dog's Temperature With a Thermometervideo

How to Take Your Dog’s Temperature With a Thermometer

Do you know how to take a dog's temperature with a thermometer? It's something that all pet owners must know because it can even save your dog's life.
How to feed dogs with renal disease

Feeding Dogs With Renal Disease and Kidney Problems

Kidney disease in dogs is a progressive condition that affects up to 10% of geriatric dogs, and some breeds in earlier life as a congenital...
Top Embrace Pet Insurance Reviews

Embrace Pet Insurance Review: Benefits, Coverage, Costs and Overall Value

Having a sick pet can be a heartbreaking experience, and the mounting vet bills only add to a pet owner’s anxiety. Considering that 50%...
Dog Isn't Playful Anymore - What Could Be the Problem

Dog Isn’t Playful Anymore: What Could Be the Problem?

Even though some dogs are more playful (and friendlier) than others due to breed factors, it is in most dogs’ nature to enjoy playing...
The 7 Pool Safety Tips for Cats and Dogs

7 Pool Safety Tips for Pet Owners

Summer is already here, presenting a ton of adventures you can have with your dog. But with summer comes high temperatures, which can be...
A Vet’s Guide to Dewormer for Dogs - The How, What, Why and When

A Vet’s Guide to Dewormers for Dogs: The What, Why and When

At one time or another in your dog’s life, he may need to take a medication for internal parasites or “worms”. If you believe...
20 Signs of Stress in Dogs Infographic

20 Signs of Stress in Dogs [Infographic]

For self-aware mammals like humans, stress signs are a good thing because that's what helps us navigate and function in our daily lives. For...
14 Dog Health and Wellness Apps for Pet Owners

14 Dog Health and Wellness Apps for Pet Owners

The health and wellness of dogs are the chief concerns of most owners. With genetic predispositions plaguing a lot of breeds, as well as...
Ringworm in Dogs - How to Prevent and Treat It

Ringworm in Dogs: Prevention and Treatment

A ringworm infection is a parasitic infection that can befall your dog. Often mistakenly lumped together with worm infections such as tapeworms, roundworms, whipworms, hookworms, and others because of its name, ringworm is dogs isn’t actually caused by worms – instead, it is fungal infections.
7 Most Common Health Problems of Senior Dogs

7 Most Common Health Problems of Senior Dogs

As your dog grows older, there are many conditions that he will become more prone to. Knowing of most common senior dog health problems...

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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...