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Top Dog Tips publishes opinion and op-ed pieces on the most original, unique and interesting tops on dogs and pet ownership. Whether it’s dog experts or passionate pet parents, we work hard to make sure to provide the most accurate and original articles that are useful to read for any pet owner. This is our promise to dog parents: you won’t be able to find anything similar on any other dog website online!

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...
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...
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Dog Safety: This Is Why Your Dog Needs a GPS Tracker

A dog owner's worst nightmare when it comes to their pet would be to have their dog get lost. Runaway dogs are an unfortunate...
Future Dog Technology that Every Pet Owner Will Want

What Future Pet Technology Every Dog Owner Will Want?

Dog technology has come a long way in the last few years, and the market doesn't seem to be slowing down. We've seen huge...
How Future Dog Technology Will Affect Pet Owners

How Future Dog Technology Will Affect Pet Parents

The future is a scary prospect to some people while others find it very exciting. Today's entrepreneurs work hard to make sure that technology continues its...

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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.
Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

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.

Dog Names Starting With Z

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...
Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed profile

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...