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Should Your Dog Eat People Food

Let’s Talk: Should Your Dog Eat People Food?

Hey readers! I hope you are having a great week and you had time to check out my column from last week about Dog Park...
dog food adviser review

Dog Food Advisor Review – Is It Reliable?

As a big fanatic of dog products research, and especially dog food brands research for the better health of my canines, I decided to...
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...
Cutting Dogs Tails

A Case Against Cutting Dogs’ Tails and Ears

With the excitement of bringing home a purebred puppy, many new owners are given the option that they perhaps had never even thought of...
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...

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For some of us as dog owners, it may sometimes seem like an imposition to have to pick up dogs' poop, but it’s our...
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Dogs' paw health is often neglected by pet owners, but shouldn't be. Your dog's paw pads provide cushioning to reduce stress on their bones...
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5 Toxic Substances Frequently Found in Pet Foods and Pet Products

As pet parents, we do everything we can to provide our pets with products that are healthy for them, or at least products that...
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The Best Dog Carriers Review

We've tested a HUGE number of pet carriers for dogs, reviewed each one to find and rank the best dog carriers available. Here's our detailed buying guide.
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How to Use Coconut Oil for Dog Skin Problems

Coconut oil has become a health trend among humans in the last few years. Now, this product is getting into the pet industry as...
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29 Things You Do That Your Dog Secretly Hates

As dog parents, we like to think that we understand our pets well, but sometimes our efforts aren’t as well received as we’d like...
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The Best Dog Food for Dogs with Sensitive Stomachs

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