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Myths and Facts About Electric Dog Collars

Stay Humane: Myths and Facts About Electric Dog Collars

Assumptions aren’t that difficult to come by. Someone starts a trend or fad and other people jump right on the bandwagon without bothering to...
Harmful Additives in Commercial Dog Food

Sunday’s Recap: Harmful Additives in Commercial Dog Food

It's hard to believe that August is almost over. Kids are getting ready to go back to school, Labor Day weekend is just around...
Pet Health Insurance

Let’s Talk: Pet Health Insurance

Good morning readers! Hopefully you all enjoyed my column last week about raw food diets and the changes I'm making to my dog's diet right...
Are Raw Bones Good for Dogs

Sunday’s Recap: Are Raw Bones Good for Dogs?

Happy Sunday readers! It was a busy week here at Top Dog Tips, but I was able to sneak in some research anyway. Last week we...
Responsible Breeding

Let’s Talk: Responsible Dog Breeding

Hopefully you’ve all been able to check out my Sunday Recap from last week. Those columns give me a wonderful chance to connect with you...
Canine Genetics - How to Make a Dog

Op-Ed: Canine Genetics – How to Make a Dog

Many years ago, I decided to breed a litter of cocker spaniels. I had a solid-black female with a good pedigree, and after some...
How I Help My Dog Deal With Separation Anxiety

How I Help My Dog Deal With Separation Anxiety

One of the most common problems for pet parents is dealing with a dog that suffers from separation anxiety. Some dogs are destructive when...
Socializing Puppies

Sunday’s Recap: Socializing Puppies

Sundays are traditionally a day of relaxation, spending time with family, and participating in some of your favorite activities. One of my favorite things...
Pros Cons of Wireless Dog Containment Systems

Pros & Cons of Wireless Dog Containment Systems

There are some cases in which bias is inappropriate and not to be encouraged. Reporting the news, for example, or judging some sort of...
The Healing Power of Dogs

The Healing Power of Dogs

We all know what service dogs can do and the immeasurable benefits they offer those of us dealing with physical and mental challenges. But...
Should You Breed Your Dog

Should You Breed Your Dog?

This is a big question, one that begs for disagreement among dog lovers. Should you breed your dog? Each side of the argument certainly has its...
Do Automatic Dog Feeders Actually Work

Do Automatic Dog Feeders Actually Work?

As technology advances and popularity of pet ownership continues to grow, it is no wonder that the two fields are combining to provide dog...

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Cockapoo Dog Breed Profile

The cockapoo holds the intelligence of a poodle and the sweet, loving nature of a cocker spaniel. It's no surprise that this breed is considered...
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Labradoodle Dog Breed Profile

It shouldn't be surprising that a Labradoodle gained a lot of popularity quickly. These dogs were initially bred as hypoallergenic guide dogs, as the...
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How To Deal With Puppy Separation Anxiety

When adopting a new pup, it's essential to know that some puppies can develop separation anxiety. In this article, we'll tackle everything you need...
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Papillon Dog Breed Profile

The Papillon dog breed is a little dog whose lineage is the toy spaniel. Neither hostile nor shy, it is a dog that is...
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Vizsla Dog Breed Profile

Looking for a dog with style and grace? Well, let me introduce you to the Vizsla dog breed. The Americal Kennel Club calls this...
Dog Litter Separation

Dog Litter Separation – 7 Simple Tricks on How to Handle...

Did you know that separating a puppy from his litter at the age of 30 weeks below can increase the risk of developing aggressive...
Akita Dog Breed

Akita Dog Breed Profile

The Akita dog breed is a muscular dog famous for its courage and dignity. Originally bred for hunting bears, they are a strong and...
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How To Get Dog Pee Out of A Mattress

Accidents happen. When our pets have accidents, it can be especially annoying. Cleaning carpeting and washing bedding is a hassle, but it can be easily done. Mattresses can't be thrown in the washing machine, and the urine is able to soak much deeper down into the center of the mattress material. For these reasons, learning how to get dog pee out of a mattress is more challenging.
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How to Stop Your Dog From Guzzling Down Food

Ever seen a completely adorable furball turn into a wild beast devouring its food bowl in a heartbeat? See that wild beast at your...
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Things To Consider When Purchasing A GPS Tracker For Dogs

If you're a dog owner, you know that dogs can get a little bit mischievous once in a while. So if you're planning to...