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Safe Outdoor Temperatures for Dogs

Safe Outdoor Temperatures for Dogs

Sometimes it seems that our dogs don’t care about the seasons, climate or outside temperature. While we will be moody on a rainy day, our...
Animal Hoarding - What You Must Know

Animal Hoarding: What You Must Know

Many of us are familiar with the psychological disorder of compulsive hoarding. Typically, it's people who collect inanimate objects excessively, because they're unable to...
Dog Holidays 2020 - Year's Full List of All Special Days

Dog Holidays 2020: Year’s Full List of All Special Doggy Days

With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to start thinking about presents for our family and friends. What about our furry, four-legged friends,...
4 Good Reasons Why Your Dog Needs a Routine

4 Good Reasons Why Your Dog Needs a Routine

Even the people who lead the most dynamic life have some kind of routine. If our life is based solely on a routine, we...
7 Reasons Why You Must Keep Your Dog on a Leash in Public

7 Reasons Why You Must Keep Your Dog on a Leash in Public

We adore dogs for their playful and adventurous nature. Unfortunately, it's also that same nature is what makes them susceptible to a lot of...
What Is a Service Dog

What Is a Service Dog?

Service dogs are all the rage these days, and for a very good reason. That said, some owners may consider their pets to be...
Dog Bite Bacteria and Infectious Diseases - A Guide for Owners

Dog Bite Bacteria and Infectious Diseases: A Guide for Owners

Every year in the United States there are 4.5 million cases of dog bites. Dog bites make up 90% of all animal bites that...
10 Most Famous Dog People in 2019

10 Most Famous Dog People in 2019

If you are a dog lover looking for other passionate dog lovers, scientists, activists, authors, and bloggers to follow and interact with online, we've...
What Countries Eat Dogs and Why

What Countries Eat Dogs and Why?

It can be deeply saddening for any dog lover to think that there are countries around the world in which farming, stealing, and brutally...
Dog Stealing - How It Works and How to Protect Your Pets

Dog Stealing: How It Works and How to Protect Your Pets

On average, the number of dogs stolen each year is around 2 million, and dog theft is not a small problem in the United...
I Miss My Dog - 6 Ways to Help You Deal with It

I Miss My Dog: 6 Ways to Help You Deal With It

Famous actor Will Rogers once said, “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”...
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...

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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...