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!

New Startup is Pushing “Amber Alert” System for Pets

New Startup is Pushing “Amber Alert” System for Pets

Dave Ropes, who co-founded the startup business mobiPET three years ago, believes that he can improve upon current pet-finding technology and increase the number...
Pet Accommodation Company Expanding

Pet Accommodation Company Expanding

A pet services company founded in Southern California less than three years ago is already looking to hire more staff and expand their brand....
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...
New Device Lets Dog Owners Monitor Their Pets During Flights

New Device Lets Dog Owners Monitor Their Pets During Flights

Flying with a dog can be scary. Even if your pet has flown before, it is hard not to worry about them while they’re...
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...
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...
Canna-Pet Receives Trademark Registration

Canna-Pet Receives Trademark Registration

Canna-Pet, an innovative company that makes non-prescription cannabinoid products for pets, and Peak Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office registered...
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...
Entrepreneur Created a Supplement to Save Her Dog's Life

Entrepreneur Created a Dog Supplement to Save Her Pet’s Life

One Seattle resident has put her cooking skills to good use for the canines in her community. Dog owners in the area are already...
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...
New App Pairs Dog Walkers with Dogs

New Pet App Pairs Dog Walkers with Dogs

A new pet app is now available for dog owners in Los Angeles. Zingy, which calls itself the “Uber for dog-walking” has taken off,...
Study Shows Many Pet Foods Contain Unlabeled Animal Parts

Study Shows Many Dog Foods Contain Unlabeled Animal Parts

Dog food has been a hot topic in recent news, and now a new study is finding even more disturbing evidence to support consumers’...


Sasha the dog running on the beach

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...
Sasha in the car

Have Pet, Will Travel: Guide to Spring or Summer Trips with...

In Partnership with Merck Animal Health In my opinion, there's no better time to travel with your pet than in either spring or summer. The weather's...
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...