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Do Automatic Dog Feeders Actually Work

Do Automatic Dog Feeders Actually Work?

A s technology advances and the popularity of pet ownership continues to grow, it is no wonder that the two fields are combining. As the worlds collide,...
Debunking Pit Bulls Nanny Dogs Myths

Were Pit Bulls Nanny Dogs? Debunking the Nanny Dog Myth

A dog lover may view the fierce reputation of the American Pit Bull Terrier (APBT), with a good deal of skepticism. Having a love of...
The Truth About the Safest Dog Car Seat Choices

The Truth About the “Safest” Dog Car Seats

The development and effective marketing of dog car seats offer a sense of security for pet owners. But just how safe are the current...
Dog Tail Docking - 5 Dangers of This Procedure (Based on Science)

Dog Tail Docking: 5 Dangers of This Procedure (Based on Science)

Dog tail docking, or canine caudectomy, originated more than 2000 years ago (1). Its first intention was to protect hunting dogs because their tail made...
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Let’s Talk: Raw Dog Food Diet

The Let's Talk is our new weekly column published where Top Dog Tips editors will bring interesting topics for discussion. This allows our team a...
Use of Cannabis in the US Pet Industry

Cannabis for Dogs and Cats: New Businesses in the US Pet Industry

Growing cannabis, or what we now more commonly referred to as marijuana or weed, is becoming a booming business in the United States, especially...
Can Our Dogs Be Introverts or Extroverts

Can Dogs Be Introverts or Extroverts?

It is well-known that people can either be introverts or extroverts, according to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Even though there are 16 personality types...
Expensive Dog Food Brands

Expensive Dog Food Brands: Are They Worth the High Cost?

With all the dog food commercials out there, it can be pretty confusing deciding what is the best food for your pup. Our options...
Dog Training Tips From Dr. Robert Mugford

Interview: Dog Training Tips From Dr. Roger Mugford

What a treat! This week I got to chat with world-renowned animal welfare advocate, educator and author Dr. Roger Mugford. He has long been referred to as...
Importance of No-Pull Dog Harnesses and No-Pull Dog Collars

Why No-Pull Dog Harnesses Are the Safest Choice

Dog leash pulling is a common behavioral issue that needs to be fixed. Certain tools can be not only helpful but even essential so...
What Dog Product Related Issues Do Vets See Most Often

Dog Products Related Health Issues That Vets Often Run Into

Pet parents spend hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars a year on their canine companions. They buy dog beds, chew toys, leashes, collars, and lots...
Buckle That Belt - Why You Need a Dog Car Seat

Buckle That Belt: Why You Need a Dog Car Seat

It would be appalling to think of a parent driving around with their child climbing freely in the backseat. So why is it acceptable for...

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Take a look at the cleaning products underneath your kitchen sink or in your bathroom closet. Read the label. Aside from water, you probably can't pronounce...
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