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Raincoats for Dogs - What to Consider When Shopping

Raincoats for Dogs: What to Consider When Shopping

While a few dog breeds are completely fine with being in cold and rainy weather, a large majority of breeds are not. Many dogs...
Tips on Using Over the Counter Dog Anxiety Medication

Tips on Using Over the Counter Dog Anxiety Medication

Dealing with an anxious dog is normal for almost every pet owner. Whether it's separation anxiety, noise phobia from thunderstorm or fireworks, car travel...
A Dog Haircut Your Pooch Deserves

A Dog Haircut Your Pooch Deserves

Among the many accessories and expenditures our pets require, some parts of grooming a dog may sometimes fall to the wayside. Yet, while not...

How to Get a Service Dog for Anxiety or Depression (And How Much It...

A number of recent studies have proven that assistance animals and therapy dogs provide great relief for people with different conditions, anxiety and depression...
How to Wash a Dog Bed (When It's too Big for the Washing Machine)video

How to Wash a Dog Bed (That’s too Big for the Washing Machine)

Dog beds can be a pain to keep clean. That's why every owner needs to know how to wash a dog bed, even if it's too large to fit in the washing machine. Here's how you can do it.
How Dog Owners Should Prepare for Financial Emergencies

How Dog Owners Should Prepare for Financial Emergencies

Amidst the excitement and happiness of bringing a new member into your family, it's easy to forget that our dogs also come with a...
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.

How to Make Bathing a Dog Easier (And Some Unique Tools You Can Use)

Bathing a dog sounds simple enough at first until you actually get to try it, especially for the first time. There are many things...
How To Keep Dogs Warm In Wintervideo

How to Keep Dogs Warm in Winter

Whether your dog spends hours outside each day or only goes outside for bathroom breaks and short walks, you need to know how to keep dogs warm in winter.
How To Make A Dog Bedvideo

How to Make a Dog Bed Without Sewing

If you're looking for an inexpensive bed that you can customize to be exactly what you want, try learning how to make a dog bed like the one below. Here's my DIY dog bed guide.
12 Most Common Questions I'm Asked About Homemade Dog Food

12 Most Common Questions I’m Asked About Homemade Dog Food

Having published over a hundred different homemade dog food recipes, I'm starting to receive an increasing amount of emails with questions about cooking for...
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...

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Dog Whining - 7 Reasons Your Dog is Crying That You Haven't Thought Of

Dog Whining: 7 Reasons Your Dog is Crying

It can be difficult for pet owners to listen to their dog whine and cry persistently, and not know why they're doing so, or...
The Cushing’s Disease in Dogs - Symptoms Diagnosis and Treatments

Cushing’s Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

If you're not familiar with the condition, the Cushing's Disease in dogs affects the endocrine system of the animal. This condition is most prevalent in...
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...