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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!

Study Shows Dogs Understand Our Words Not Just Our Voices

Study Shows Dogs Understand Our Words Not Just Our Voices

Many dog owners would say that they believe their canine companions can understand what they say, but experts in the field have been skeptical...
Dog Rescued After Having Plastic Jug on His Head for Three Weeks

Dog Rescued After Having Plastic Jug on His Head for Three Weeks

A rebellious black lab is thankful to be alive this week thanks to a few good Samaritans. The scared animal was running around a...
Scientists Using Shelter Dogs to Sniff Out Rare Gorillas

Scientists Use Shelter Dogs to Sniff Out Rare Gorillas

In recent years scientists have begun to realize the potential that dogs can have on their research. They have been using canines more and...
Chicago Seeing a Rise in Dog Flu Cases

Chicago Seeing a Rise in Dog Flu Cases

Canine influenza is certainly a concern every year, but this winter veterinarians across the country are noticing an increase in the number of suspected...
Canada Proposing Dog “Driver’s License” to Stop False Service Dogs

Canada Proposing Dog “Driver’s License” to Stop False Service Dogs

For many people, service animals are their key to a life of independence and functionality. They rely on these well trained pets to perform...
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....
3000th Golden Retriever Enrolled in First-of-its-Kind Study

3000th Golden Retriever Enrolled in First-of-its-Kind Study

Chloe doesn’t realize it, but she is a very unique Golden Retriever. In fact, she is the 3,000th dog to be enrolled in the...
San Francisco Offers First Dog Tech Conference

San Francisco Offers First Dog Tech Conference

San Francisco’s first dog tech startup conference was held on Thursday March 19, 2015. The conference was geared toward those who are investing in...
Police Officer Helps Start Dog Training Association

Police Officer Helps Start Dog Training Association

Police departments use canine officers for all kinds of operations including search-and-rescue missions, drug stings, and bomb threats. These dogs have to endure an...
57 Dogs Rescued From a Meat Market in Korea

57 Dogs Rescued From a Meat Market in South Korea

In the United States it would be a crime punishable with years of prison time, but in South Korea raising dogs for meat is...
New App Uses Facial Recognition to Return Lost Dogs

New App Uses Facial Recognition to Return Lost Dogs

More than 10 million pets get lost every year in the United States, and many of them never find their way home. Now, a...
Iraq War Vet Going to Trial Over Service Dog in the Workplace

Iraq War Vet Going to Trial Over Service Dog in the Workplace

Juan Alonzo-Miranda, a decorated veteran of the Iraq War, uses a service dog named Goldie to help him cope with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)....

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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.
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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.

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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...
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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,...
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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...