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Dogs and dog businesses is a big market. As an authority on dog supplies, Top Dog Tips focuses on provide pet parents and pet business owners with the most recent, relevant and interesting dog news and news on dog businesses. We update several times a day, so make sure to stick around!

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Dog Toys Could Be Carriers of Bacteria and Worm Eggs; Expert Gave Tips To...

Fido's favorite toys might cause him more harm than good because of the dangerous bacteria found lurking on them. Pet owners should be extra careful...
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New Study Says That Dogs Benefit From Having Friends

A new study found out that having another furry companion for your pup can help improve their well-being, among other key factors. Conducted by the...
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VEG Rolls Out National Blood Bank Program for Dogs

Good news for all pet parents! You don't need to worry if your dog suddenly requires blood during treatment or operation because a nationwide blood...
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Stray Dog Who Jumped in River Saved By Crocs in India

MAHARASTRA, WESTERN INDIA—Crocodiles are known to be among nature's fiercest predators. With their large maw and strong jaw, there's nearly nothing that can possibly escape...
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Sneaky Golden Retriever Dips in Neighbor’s Pool

The summer heat may end, but not the online attention that this Golden Retriever from New Jersey is getting in his hilarious video of...
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Man Lost Arm After Neighbor’s Dogs’ Attack in his Own Yard

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS—46-year-old Paul Striegl was smoking inside his yard when two dogs attacked him, costing the Northeast side resident one of his arms. The...
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TikToker’s Last Day With Pup Made Netizens Cry

What would you do if you knew today was your last day with your dog? TikTok user Niyah Belmont (username: @daniyahmb) made it a fun...
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Ban on American XL Bully Breed Being Considered in UK

UNITED KINGDOM—The UK government is considering banning American XL Bully dogs following the reported attack on an 11-year-old girl and two other men in...
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18th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon Competition Result

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA—Fifty adorable sur-fur dogs competed in the Helen Woodward Animal Center's 18th Annual Dog Surf Surf-A-Thon competition held at the Del Mar...
The cargo truck, carrying 18 police German Shepherds, pulled over with a busted AC, causing the death of at least 8 dogs | Photo source: Humane Society of Hobart via AP

8 Police Dogs Died After AC Malfunction During Transport

LAKE STATION, INDIANA—At least 8 German Shepherds died due to heat-related stress after the air conditioning unit keeping them cool failed in a 2-hour...
Injured Dog Bruno being Rescued From Mt. Jefferson | Photo Courtesy: Zippy

Dog Stuck in NH Mountain Rescued in a 15-Man Mission after 16 Hours

COOS COUNTY, NEW HAMPSHIRE—After a gruelling 16-hour rescue mission in Mount Jefferson, New Hampshire, a stranded, injured dog and his owners were successfully rescued. Bruno...
Betsy | Photo source: Abandoned Pet Rescue

Pitbull and Her Pup Abandoned By Irresponsible Breeders

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA—A box filled with four newborn Pitbull puppies and their mama were heartlessly left in a pet rescue center in July 2023. Rescue...

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4 Tips & Tricks for Navigating Peak Flea and Tick Season

Here it comes... the dreaded peak flea and tick season. For us pet owners, while we love those sunny beach trips and walking in the...
Can I Afford A Dog

Can I Afford A Dog?

Owning a pet is expensive. It’s more than just planning for food and toys. If you’ve been asking yourself, can I afford a dog, here is everything you need to know. A big part of being a responsible pet owner is preparing for the endeavor financially. Creating a consistent budget can help you plan for routine expenses like food, treats and toys, as well as unexpected expenses like vet visits in the event of an emergency. Asking the question can I afford a dog is a very responsible thing to do. Many pet owners don’t plan a budget before adopting a dog, and that can get you into a lot of trouble.
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How to Get Rid of a Dog: The Right Way

Are you faced with the challenging decision of how to let go of your furry companion? We understand that circumstances change. And even...
Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

One of the best qualities of our canine companions is their unwavering loyalty. Why are dogs so loyal? There are amazing stories about the unmatched loyalty of dogs - dogs that have sat on their owner’s graves, waited patiently for months for their owners to return from war and even stories of dogs walking thousands of miles to reunite with their masters.
Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Nothing beats the feeling of seeing a happy dog or friendly cat come running over to you looking for a pat on the head or a scratch behind the ears. Why do pets make us happy? Pets do a lot more than just keep us company. The unconditional love that they provide us with is priceless and incomparable to any love that we get other humans.

Dog Names Starting With Z

Are you looking for dog names starting with Z? Well, you're in the right place! Getting a new pup would mean preparing for a new set...
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How Many Dogs Are Too Many?

We've all been there. Pet owners of one dog think, "Maybe I should get one more." Then, once you get the second dog, you'll...
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Can Dogs Get Sick From Humans?

If you have been caring for dogs for quite a while now, you must have known we can get sick from them. Rabies, giardia—name...
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Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed Profile

Not a lot of people know about this breed, but the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is not something you should ignore when you chance upon...
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Dog Names Starting With Y

Do you plan on getting a pup? Do you have a new furry addition to your family? If you do, you're probably pondering what would...