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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.
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...
How to Calm Down a Dog and Ways to Do It

10 Tips On How to Calm Down a Dog

Your dog may need calming down for many different reasons. He could be overexcited, fearful or anxious. How you go about calming your dog down...
Cherry Eye In Dogs

Cherry Eye in Dogs: What It Means and How To Deal With It

Your dog has been playing outside and you suddenly notice a reddish protrusion in the corner of his eye. A closer look and you...
How To Clean A Dog Woundvideo

How To Clean A Dog Wound: A Step-By-Step Instructional Video Guide

Knowing a little bit about canine first aid is a must for all dog owners. If you don't want to have to run to...
Why is My Puppy Vomiting Reasons

Here’s Why Your Puppy May Be Vomiting (and What to Do)

As a new puppy parent, you are bound to have lots of questions about your new friend. Even if you're experienced with puppies, there...
Hyperkeratosis in Dogs

Hyperkeratosis in Dogs: 6 Ways to Prevent It and Treat It

Have you ever noticed that your dog’s nose seems excessively hard or crusty? Or maybe you have noticed that your dog’s paw pads seem...
Caring for a Diabetic Dog and Tips on Dogs with Diabetes

8 Expert Tips on How to Care for A Diabetic Dog

Last week I shared some great resources with helpful information on super foods for dogs. Feeding your dog top quality nutrition is the best...
Dog Pregnancy Guide - Advice for Dog Owners of Pregnant Dogs

Dog Pregnancy 101: The Ultimate Guide for Owners of Pregnant Dogs

If you think your dog may be pregnant, hopefully it was a planned event. If it was, chances are you've already done your research...
How to Take Dog Temperature Without Thermometer

How to Take Dog Temperature Without Thermometer

There are a lot of rumors out there about the ways that you can tell if your dog isn’t feeling well or having a...
Worms In Dog Poop

Worms in Dog Poop: What It Means and What You Should Do

Seeing worms in your dog’s poop is almost always a sure fire sign of a parasite infestation. However, that’s not to say that if...
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...
Are Rawhide Dog Treats Safe for Dogs

Are Rawhide Dog Treats Safe for Dogs?

Dogs love to chew on things, that is not a secret. There are many toys and treats out there to offer your dog a...

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How Long Can a Diabetic Dog Go Without Insulin

How Long Can a Diabetic Dog Go Without Insulin?

Diabetes in dogs is one of those chronic diseases that can be managed with certain precautions and drugs, particularly insulin. Insulin goes a long...
Dog Throwing Up White Foam - 11 Most Common Reasons Why

Dog Throwing Up White Foam: 11 Most Common Reasons Why

A dog throwing up white foam can either be due to some mild reasons or more serious causes. Hopefully, it's only a digestive problem,...
Lenticular Sclerosis in Dogs - Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Lenticular Sclerosis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Diet

Have you noticed a strange discoloration in one or both of your dog’s eyes and wondering what that is? There could be several reasons...
How to Shop for Dog Doors

How to Shop for Dog Doors, Pick the Right Type and...

Installing a dog door in your home can be a life saver for both you and your dog. Dog doors are in particular very...
How Much Does It Cost to Cremate a Dog

How Much Does It Cost to Cremate a Dog?

Losing a beloved pet is never easy, but having plans in place before the grief and trauma of the experience sets in can be...
Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect When Dog Is Expecting

Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect When Expecting

Your dog's pregnancy can be an exciting time for both of you, but it can also be a stressful time. Knowing all the dog...
22 Signs and Symptoms That Require an Immediate Vet Visit

22 Signs and Symptoms That Require an Immediate Vet Visit

In most cases, if your dog looks like they need urgent medical attention, it is probably so. Some apparent medical conditions always require care...
Ways to Make Your Dog Always Smell Fresh

9 Ways to Make Your Dog Always Smell Fresh

We all know what a wet dog smells like, and sometimes, when you visit other dog owners' homes, you can smell wet dogs -...
Reasons Why a Grain Free Diet for Dogs May Not Be Right

Ask a Vet: Is Grain Free Food Bad for Dogs?

Over the past decade, grain free diet for dogs have become all the rage for pet owners. It's likely you've heard or read how...
Cinnamon in Homemade Dog Food Recipes

Cinnamon in Homemade Dog Food Recipes

For those of you following Top Dog Tips homemade dog food recipes here, you may have noticed that we've included cinnamon among some of...