Dog News

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!

Becca Stephens and her service dog, Bobbi. | Photo credit: ABC-WFTS

‘Dating App’ with Service Dogs Saved Veteran’s Life

CLEARWATER, FLORIDA—An Army veteran from Clearwater is convinced that this 'dating app' saved her life. But make no mistake; this intriguing 'dating app' is for...
Ontario pet owner charged for leaving dog in car

Ontario Pet Owner Charged For Leaving Dog Inside Hot Car

ONTARIO, CANADA—Another pet owner was charged with 'causing injury to an animal' after leaving their dog inside a hot vehicle in Grand Bend, Lambton...
Woman seen abandoning dog turns out to be good samaritan| Screenshot from NBC News

Woman Seen Abandoning Dog in Miami Park turned out to be Good Samaritan

MIAMI, SOUTH FLORIDA—A woman caught on camera appeared to be abandoning a black and white bulldog mix in Athalie Range Park turned out to...
PC Wardell hugging Finn for the last time

Beloved Hero Police Dog in Hertfordshire, UK, Died at Age 14

HERTFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM—Finn, the German Shepherd hero police dog who saved Police Constable Dave Wardell from a stabbing attack back in 2016, died at...
Dog Meat Farm in South Korea (Image by Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo)

South Korean Dog Meat Farmers Oppose Industry Ban

Dog meat consumption is a significant topic of controversy in South Korea. It's a centuries-old practice that is not explicitly banned or legalized. Dog meat...
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30 Dogs Found Dead at Ohio Animal Rescue

Authorities found 30 dead dogs at an Ohio animal rescue, while 90 dogs were rescued from inhumane conditions in July 2023. The operator of Helping...
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78 Dogs Seized From A Muskegon Residence In Michigan

January 2023, Michigan — Local authorities seized 78 rescue dogs living in poor condition in a constricted 600 ft residential house in Muskegon County. Norton...
NYC brings back robotic police dog

K-9 Robot Rejoins NYPD, Mayor Adams Says It’s ‘Best For The City’

  Mayor Eric Adams and other New York City officials presented Digidog’s robotic dog and 2 new tech-based policing devices in April 2023 at a Times...

Footage Reveals: Brown Shelter Dog Jumps Over a Wall to Join Its Friend

Friendship knows no boundaries—sometimes literally. A brown shelter dog in Minneapolis Animal Care and Control (MACC) jumped over the wall that divides her and her...
Sailor Tim Shaddock (PHOTO: ULISES RUIZ/AFP)

Rescued Australian Sailor Tim Shaddock Reunites With Beloved Dog Bella

Tim Shaddock, an Australian sailor, and his dog, Bella, reunited after their time lost at the ocean. The pair had reunited for the first time...
Over 400 dogs rescued from graveyard ensenada shelter in Mexico

Over 400 Dogs Rescued From ‘Graveyard’ Ensenada Shelter In Mexico A local shelter works around the clock to save hundreds of dogs in devastating conditions from an Ensenada shelter in Baja California, Mexico. Animal Pad...
Rover the Dog (@officialroverdog)

Rover the Dog Goes Viral After Trying to Run Off with FedEx Driver

TikTok users are in a frenzy for a dog named Rover who loved a FedEx driver so much that he decided to climb on...


how to get rid of a dog

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...
Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed profile

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...
dog names starting with y

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...
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Can Dogs Be Blood Donors?

There are many ways to help dogs in need—voluntary work, shelter adoption, feeding the strays... But have you ever thought of donating blood? No, not yours,...
Dog ate a diaper: Mom changing a baby's diaper with a dog nearby

My Dog Ate a Diaper! Should I Be Worried?

"My dog ate a diaper! What should I do?" If you're a new parent and a dog owner, you should know what they say about...