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Labrador Life Expectancy Through Color - Chocolate Labs Are Less Healthy than Black or Yellow Labs

Labrador Life Expectancy Through Color: Chocolate Labs Are Less Healthy than Black or Yellow...

The color of their fur is not the actual problem. Rather, it's how they are bred that might be harmful to these animals' genes....
Two Dogs Thrown Out of a Moving Vehicle on a Highway Saved by a Trucker

Two Dogs Thrown Out of a Moving Vehicle on a NY Highway Saved by...

A pair of Beagle dogs were saved by a passing truck driver and are now recovering after they were thrown out of a moving...
Dogs Love You More When You Smile, Science Says

Dogs Love You More When You Smile, Science Says

Apparently, your smile has a bewitching effect on your dog and a dog's brain lights up actively when they see you flash that happy...
Family Grieves After Dog Dies from Deadly Chewing Gum Ingredient

Family Grieves After Dog Dies from Deadly Chewing Gum Ingredient

Canon’s owners want other families with pets to be extra careful and aware of this dangerous stuff for dogs that’s lurking in the food...
Dog DNA Tests Not Always Accurate for Pet Health Decisions, Scientists Say

Dog DNA Tests Not Always Accurate for Pet Health Decisions, Scientists Say

Genetic testing has become a valuable tool in the health industry for humans but it's still in its infancy stages for testing dogs. There is...
Dog Allergies More Severe Than Normal This Fall, Veterinarians Say

Dog Allergies More Severe Than Normal This Fall, Veterinarians Say

There have been more cases of dogs being treated for allergies this season than in the past, and the allergic reactions in dogs are...
Dalmatian Puppy with Deadly Disease Purchased Online Gets a Second Chance with New Mom

Dalmatian Puppy with Deadly Disease Purchased Online Gets a Second Chance with New Mom

Beau the Dalmatian did not get to grow up the right way as a puppy because she was pretty much isolated for months due...
Border Patrol Beagle Defends Us Against African Swine Fever

Border Patrol Beagle Defends Us Against African Swine Fever

It was just a regular day at work at the airport for the 6-year-old Beagle when the USDA declared the dog a hero. Every day,...
Abused French Bulldog from Puppy Mill Shows the True Meaning of Resilience

Abused French Bulldog from Puppy Mill Shows the True Meaning of Resilience

Raised and abused in a puppy mill, Phoenix is slowly learning how to live a normal and better life as a housebroken family pet. Phoenix,...
15 Separately Abandoned Matted Dogs May Be Linked, Authorities Say

15 Separately Abandoned Matted Dogs May Be Linked, Authorities Say

Locals in Norfolk worked together to groom and give medical attention to 15 dogs, mostly Newfoundlands, abandoned by the roadside. Authorities in this small town...
Shelter Dog Stars in 'The Office' Parody to Help Him Get Adopted

Shelter Dog Stars in ‘The Office’ Parody to Help Him Get Adopted

This doggo and his humans at the shelter found a creative way to finally get him adopted. Bentley, the bulldog mix, arrived in the Pennsylvania...
Weed Killer Herbicide Glyphosate Found in Pet Foods

Weed Killer Herbicide Glyphosate Found in Pet Foods

A herbicide Glyphosate, developed and used on farms, gardens and yards in the U.S. since 1974 is apparently included in some other products as...

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Dog Behaviorist vs Dog Trainer - Which One Is Right for You

Dog Behaviorist vs Dog Trainer: Which One Is Right for You?

Attempting to care for a difficult dog can be tiring but there are various options available for pet owners. There is a choice to...

10 Reasons You’re Unsuccessful at Potty Training Your Puppy

You've recently adopted a dog and it's time for housebreaking. Potty training even the smartest of pooches can be frustrating sometimes. And then even...
Is Sunscreen for Dogs Safe to Use

Is Sunscreen for Dogs Safe to Use?

It may not be the first thought for a pet owner, but dogs get sunburned too. Their skin is just as sensitive to UV...
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...