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Heartworm Prevention in Dogs

Sunday’s Recap: Heartworm Prevention in Dogs

Last week my column was about buying pet store puppies and all the dangers that come with it. The reason so many pet store puppies...
Caring for a Diabetic Dog and Tips on Dogs with Diabetes

8 Expert Tips on How to Care for A Diabetic Dog

Last week I shared some great resources with helpful information on super foods for dogs. Feeding your dog top quality nutrition is the best...
Why Dog Parents Need to Invest in Dog Vests

Why Dog Parents Need to Invest in Dog Vests

Clothes aren’t just for humans. Dogs can be dressed up as well although not necessarily in a frilly costume. Dog vests are used for...

Sunday’s Recap: Dogs and Children

Happy Sunday! I hope your week was more relaxing than mine. We've been busy here at Top Dog Tips putting out our regular columns...
Bark Collars for Puppies and Small Dogs Safe

Bark Collars for Puppies and Small Dogs: Safe or Not?

If you’ve ever had the pleasure to spend some time around dogs, then you know how annoying it can be to listen to them...
Pet Caskets for Dogs

Are Pet Caskets for Dogs Too Much? Do We Really Need Them?

Pets can be the most meaningful beings in a person’s life. They are family, friends and life partners all wrapped into one. So when...
Caring For Your Dog on a Budget

Sunday’s Recap: Caring For Your Dog on a Budget

Another weekend is coming to a close, and what better to do on a Sunday afternoon than catch up with some reading. My column...
Serendipity and Dogs

Op-Ed: Serendipity and Dogs

I’ve been thinking a lot about serendipity lately, which as you’ll understand in a moment if you don’t already, means that anything I learn...
Training Dogs with Electronic Collars

Ask a Dog Trainer: Training Dogs with Electronic Shock Collars

Training a dog isn't something to venture into lightly. There are numerous methods of dog training, and every canine responds differently to each one. Finding...
DIY Dog Halloween Costumes

Let’s Talk: DIY Dog Halloween Costumes

It's the last week of October, and that means that Halloween is only a few days away. If you're a dog owner there are...
Benefits of Raising Your Children with Dogs

The Benefits of Raising Your Children with Dogs

Dog lovers understand many of the benefits of having a canine companion. They lift our spirits and console us when we're feeling sad. Dogs...
No Need For Shock Collars! Try These Tricks Instead

No More Pain: Best Alternatives to Dog Shock Collars

Doesn't that dog shock collar hurts your animal, is a common question that an exponential number of pet lovers nowadays begin to repeat more often. "It's a...

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Chicken Broth for Dogs

Chicken Broth for Dogs: Benefits and How to Make It

Giving dogs chicken broth made from a bone base (also known as bone broth) is all-the-rage among dog lovers and nutritionists. Nevertheless, dog owners...
Dog Scared of Farts - Why and What to Do

Dog Scared of Farts? Why and What to Do

Our pets can be are scared of many things which don’t seem concerning to us. If you have a dog, you certainly know their...
Can Dogs Eat Hard Boiled Eggs

Can Dogs Eat Hard Boiled Eggs?

With a long list of human foods that we should never give our dogs, such as almonds, grapes, and chocolate, eggs are actually great...
What Is a Service Dog

What Is a Service Dog?

Service dogs are all the rage these days, and for a very good reason. That said, some owners may consider their pets to be...
The Best Dog Massage Videos

The Best Dog Massage Videos

Giving your dog a massage might sound unusual or you might think that it is not necessary. However, dogs do indeed like massages as...
Bumps on a Dogs Back - 7 Things It Could Be and What To Do

Bumps on a Dog’s Back: 7 Things It Could Be and...

You’re carelessly petting your dog and suddenly you notice a lump on their back. Your heart starts racing and you question yourself whether the...
Dog Domestication History (In Years)

Dog Domestication History (In Years)

How dogs came to be domesticated from their grey wolf ancestors is a long and complex history. And depending on which resources and scientific...
What to Do If Your Dog Coughs Up Blood

What to Do If Your Dog Coughs Up Blood?

If you notice that your dog is coughing, this is generally not a cause for alarm. However, if you see that the dog coughs...
Reasons Why Your Dog Is Having Trouble Pooping

Reasons Why Your Dog Is Having Trouble Pooping

When your dog is having trouble pooping, there can be a plethora of reasons why they are having problems. It's important to understand the...
Dog Bite Bacteria and Infectious Diseases - A Guide for Owners

Dog Bite Bacteria and Infectious Diseases: A Guide for Owners

Every year in the United States there are 4.5 million cases of dog bites. Dog bites make up 90% of all animal bites that...