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What Is a Dog’s Normal Temperature

What Is a Dog’s Normal Temperature?

Whenever you suspect your pooch being sick, you probably start to wonder, what is a dog’s normal temperature and when does it mean they...
AKC Canine Good Citizen Certification - Everything You Need to Know

Canine Good Citizen Certification: Everything You Need to Know

The AKC Canine Good Citizen program provides a solid foundation of behavioral training for your dog, but it also comes with some unexpected additional...
15 Fun Ways You Can Workout With Your Dog

15 Fun Ways to Workout With Your Dog

Having a dog also means having the best trainer you could possibly ask for. Most healthy dogs are incredibly energetic creatures, some active breeds...
How to Get Started with Dog Agility Trainingvideo

TOP #74: How to Start with Dog Agility Training

In this podcast episode, Cindy Swiney of AAC explains how beginners can get started with dog agility training and get involved in the competition circle.
How To Make A Dog Collarvideo

How to Make a Dog Collar out of Paracord

Paracord is a durable, waterproof and resistant to rot. Learning how to make a dog collar from this material is simple and only takes a few minuites. Here's my step-by-step guide.
What Are Dog Years (And How to Know How Old Your Pup Is)

What Are Dog Years? (And How to Know How Old Your Pup Is)

We all wonder at some point how old our dogs actually are. Everybody knows how old their pet is in human years, but that...
How To Make Dog Toothpastevideo

How to Make Dog Toothpaste That Is Safe and Effective

Learning how to make dog toothpaste allows you to cater to your pup's flavor preferences, which will make the process of brushing his teeth a little easier. Here's my simple DIY dog toothpaste guide.
How to Afford an Expensive Pet Surgery

How to Afford an Expensive Pet Surgery

Raising and caring for a dog can become costly, but there are several veterinary financing options you have to choose from. One of the...
How To Make A Dog Knee Bracevideo

Explanation on How to Make a Dog Knee Brace (and Why You Shouldn’t)

A dog with a leg injury may need some extra support. Learning how to make a dog knee brace is difficult, but it can be done but there are good reasons why you shouldn't do it.
How to Make a Dog House (for less than $30)video

How to Make a Dog House for Less Than $30

If your dog isn't left outside for long periods at a time, you may be interested in learning how to make a dog house for less than $30.
12 Ways to Improve Your Dog Business and Beat Out Competitors

12 Ways to Improve Your Dog Business and Beat Out Competitors

Starting a pet related business can be difficult. Not only is it generally a challenge to launch any business venture, but with pet industry...
8 Coolest Dog Tricks That You Have Not Tried Yet

8 Coolest Dog Tricks That You Haven’t Tried Yet

Having your dog perform tricks in front of your friends is not only a way to have fun and bond together with the pet,...

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Heated Dog Blankets and Beds - Are They Useful and Safe for Our Pets

Heated Dog Blankets and Beds: Are They Useful and Safe for...

Despite all the fluff and fur, pets may need help keeping warm, particularly during the colder seasons. While heated dog blankets can come with hazards,...
Breathing Problems in Dogs - What It Means and How to Fix It

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

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...
Lifelong Dog Care Costs Explained

Lifelong Dog Care Costs Explained

Aspiring dog owners often underestimate the cost of dog ownership over a lifetime, sometimes either focusing only on monthly or yearly costs, or overlooking...
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...
Disaster Preparedness - Are You and Your Pet Prepared

Disaster Preparedness: Are You and Your Pet Prepared?

Disaster preparedness is something that many of us don’t think about until it’s too late. In light of the devastating natural disasters we have...
Top 16 Commands You Must Teach Your Dog After Adopting

16 Commands You Must Teach Your Dog After Adopting

You’ve made an excellent decision to adopt a homeless dog from your local animal shelter. However, when adopting a dog with an unknown history,...
A Dog for Personal Protection - 6 Things You Must Consider First

A Dog for Personal Protection: 6 Things You Must Consider First

We adopt dogs for many reasons: we may want companionship, a jogging partner, or someone else to take care of; we may be looking...
AKC Canine Good Citizen Certification - Everything You Need to Know

Canine Good Citizen Certification: Everything You Need to Know

The AKC Canine Good Citizen program provides a solid foundation of behavioral training for your dog, but it also comes with some unexpected additional...
Top 45 Best Dog Rescues in the World That Make a Difference

Top 45 Best Dog Rescues in the World

Top Dog Tips awards program recognizes The 45 World's Best Dog Rescues of 2019 for their dedication, accomplishments and the difference that they make.
15 of My Personal Favorite Dog Food Recipes

15 of My Personal Favorite Dog Food Recipes

We have hundreds of recipes published here on Top Dog Tips for dog owners looking to start cooking for their pets. However, with so...