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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.
4 Signs of Pancreas Problems in Dogs - And What You Can Do

4 Signs of Pancreas Problems in Dogs (And What to Do)

Pancreas is a vital organ in a dog’s body. It is located near the dog’s stomach, and its two main functions are exocrine and...
How To Tell If Your Dog Has A Coldvideo

How to Tell If Your Dog Has a Cold

Did you know that dogs can get colds, just like humans? All pet owners should know how to tell if your dog has a cold and what to do about it. Here's a quick guide on how to do it.
What's a Rotational Diet and Why It's Important for Dogsvideo

TOP #81: What’s a Rotational Diet and Why It’s Important for Dogs

In this podcast episode, I'm speaking with Dr. Danielle Bernal, DVM about the importance of rotational diet for dogs and how pet owners can include food variety in a number of ways.

7 Signs of Liver Problems in Dogs (And What to Do About Them)

The liver is one of the most important organs in a dog’s body. It is second largest after his skin and performs more than...
4 Signs of Kidney Problems in Dogs (And What to Do)

4 Signs of Kidney Problems in Dogs (And What to Do)

Dog kidneys have the same important role as human kidneys. They maintain the balance of certain substances in the blood and remove the toxins...

Normal Heart Rate for Dogs: Important Things to Know

When your dog is running, jumping, and playing at full speed, it's clear by their panting alone that their heart working hard to keep...
5 Bladder Problems in Dogs - How to Recognize Them and What to Do

5 Bladder Problems in Dogs: How to Recognize Them and What to Do

Is your dog having accidents in the house even though he is properly housebroken? Does he have to urinate more often than usual? These...
4 Heart Problems in Dogs - Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

4 Heart Problems in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Dogs can suffer from a variety of heart problems, just like humans. In fact, it is estimated that 10% of all dogs in the...
Breathing Problems in Dogs - What It Means and How to Fix It

Breathing Problems in Dogs: How to Spot Them and What to Do

Numerous dog breathing problems can present a life-threatening situation and a quick reaction on the owner's part is often necessary. Respiratory problems can be...
How to Protect Your Dog from Parasitesvideo

TOP #77: How to Protect Your Dog from Parasites

I'm talking with Dr. Craig Prior of Companion Animal Parasite Council who explains how dogs attract parasites, and best ways to prevent and treat them.
5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

While dog anal glands problems are usually not life-threatening, with the exception of anal gland cancer, they are relatively common and can affect your dog’s...
What Can I Give My Dog for Diarrhea

What Can I Give My Dog for Diarrhea?

Dogs often suffer from an upset stomach and that usually leads to vomiting or diarrhea. While diarrhea can be a symptom of another, more...

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Reasons Why Is My Dog Itching

Why Is My Dog Itching? 4 Scientific Reasons and Proven Treatments

While it may be remarkably cute for a dog to be scratching his floppy ear with a look of relief-induced bliss on its face,...
Dog Scared of Cat - 4 Things You Can Do

Dog Scared of Cat? Here’s What You Can Do

It’s no secret that dogs and cats often do not get along. You’ve probably heard the expression “getting along like cats and dogs” for...
9 Ways to Improve Your Dog’s Skin and Coat Health

9 Ways to Improve Your Dog’s Skin and Coat Health

Your dog’s skin and coat obviously serve important functions such as providing warmth, offering protection, regulation of body temperature, and providing and enhancing sensation....
Dog Scared of Fireworks - 7 Things You Can Do to Help

Dog Scared of Fireworks? 7 Things You Can Do to Help

Dogs are often afraid of loud noises like thunder or fireworks. These sounds are often a source of great distress, fear and anxiety for...

A Science-based Guide to Home Cooked Dog Food Recipes

Covering the subject of homemade dog food recipes is a big part of Top Dog Tips. Today, though, we’re breaking out the lab coats...
4 Reasons Why and When Dog Parks Can Be Dangerous

4 Reasons Why and When Dog Parks Can Be Dangerous

Enjoying summer with your pooch in a dog park while he runs around freely can be fun, and it's also be a great way...
The Complete Guide on Osteosarcoma in Dogs

The Complete Guide on Osteosarcoma in Dogs

Each year approximately 8,000 to 10,000 dogs are diagnosed with osteosarcoma. Most frequently seen in large and giant breed dogs, this aggressive bone cancer...
What to Do If Your Dog Eats Chocolate

What to Do If Your Dog Eats Chocolate

Most dog owners are aware that chocolate can be toxic to dogs. However, even with all the necessary precautions, our pets sometimes find a...
5 Dog Esophagus Problems and What You Should Know

5 Dog Esophagus Problems and What You Should Know

The esophagus is a thin, muscular tube that connects a dog’s throat to their stomach and helps with pushing water and food into the...
8 Water and Swimming Safety Tips for Dog Owners

8 Water and Swimming Dangers and Safety Tips for Dog Owners

Summer swimming with your dogs is one of the many perks of being a pet parent. What could be better than going to the...