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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!

Here are the Results of the 2017 National Dog Show!

The Results of 2017 National Dog Show Are Here

More than 2,000 dogs of every breed went head to head competing for best in show, and the results have people wondering if Chewbacca...
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Empathetic Dogs Rush to Help Their Distressed Humans

Dogs who are calmer and who have stronger ties to their humans are more likely to successfully rescue the owners if they are in...
Girl Tricked Her Mom Into Adopting a Dog As If It Was a Sandwich

Girl Tricked Her Mom Into Adopting a Dog As If It Was a Sandwich

This girl conned her mother into getting a dog and her funny story has gone viral. Kelsey Johnstone, 21, has been looking to adopt another...
Tennessee Police K-9 Killed By Bank Robber Inspires New Law

Tennessee Police K-9 Killed By Bank Robber Inspires New Law

Terry Burnett, a 29-year veteran police officer, remembers the day in 1998 that he responded to the call of a bank robbery in progress....
Woman Launches Company After her Dog is Diagnosed with Anxiety

Woman Launches Pet Health Company After Her Dog Is Diagnosed with Anxiety

Amy Paris’ little dog Dora suffers from anxiety. When Dora was first diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, Paris searched the shelves of many different...
Outward hound Launches New Dog Toys and Games

Outward Hound Launches New Dog Toys and Games

Outward Hound, a leading manufacturer of pet products, strives to improve the lives of dog parents and their canine companions with innovative products. Last...
New App for iPhone Helps Dog Owners Care for Itchy Pets

New iPhone App Helps Dog Owners Care for Itchy Pets

One of the leaders in software development for pet health monitoring, Pet Health Apps, announced the release of Itchology in January. The iPhone app...
Inventor Reimagines the Standard Dog Leash

Inventor Reimagines the Standard Dog Leash

Nootools, a company based in New Canaan, Connecticut, was started in 2004 by Mark Noonan after he left the finance service company UBS. 2015...
Social Networking Goes to the Dogs with Wooof App

Social Networking Goes to the Dogs with Wooof App

A new social media pet app is bringing dogs closer together online. Humans have officially found a way to share the wonderful world of...
BioSilk Products Now Available for Dogs

BioSilk Products Now Available for Dogs

Fetch…for pets!, a company out of New York that specializes in dog care products, has partnered with Farouk Systems Inc. to create Biosilk grooming...
Government Says Dog Waste Bags Aren't as Green as Advertised

Government Says Dog Waste Bags Aren’t as Green as Advertised

Most dog waste bags are labeled as biodegradable or compostable, but recently the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued warnings to 20 manufacturers of...
Petbrosia Launches Site That Customizes Dog Food

Petbrosia Launches Site That Customizes Dog Food

Consumers spend billions of dollars every year on dog food, and recently many stories have popped up in the news that have made dog...

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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.
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,...