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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...
Still Summer - Hit the Road with a Doggy Trailer

It’s Still Summer! Hit the Road with a Doggy Trailer

Bike riding is a fun way to get fresh air and get a good workout, especially in the summer months. Exercising with your dog...
Raw Dog Food Diet

Let’s Talk: Raw Dog Food Diet

Hey guys! I hope you enjoyed my first Let's Talk column. I love being able to write these and connect with you all on a...
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...
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...
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...
Is Peanut Butter Healthy for Dogs

Is Peanut Butter Healthy for Dogs?

I’ve heard how crazy dogs are for peanut butter and decided to try it with my group. They’re generally not picky about what they...
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...
Senior Dogs Deserve a Better Quality of Life

Improving Quality of Life for Senior Dogs

Dogs are wonderful creatures. They fill our lives with so much joy, entertainment, and love. The only bad part of being a dog owner...

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Dog Whining - 7 Reasons Your Dog is Crying That You Haven't Thought Of

Dog Whining: 7 Reasons Your Dog is Crying

It can be difficult for pet owners to listen to their dog whine and cry persistently, and not know why they're doing so, or...
The Cushing’s Disease in Dogs - Symptoms Diagnosis and Treatments

Cushing’s Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

If you're not familiar with the condition, the Cushing's Disease in dogs affects the endocrine system of the animal. This condition is most prevalent in...
Reasons Why Is My Dog Itching

Why Is My Dog Itching? 4 Scientific Reasons and Proven Treatments

While it may be remarkably cute for a dog to be scratching his floppy ear with a look of relief-induced bliss on its face,...
Dog Scared of Cat - 4 Things You Can Do

Dog Scared of Cat? Here’s What You Can Do

It’s no secret that dogs and cats often do not get along. You’ve probably heard the expression “getting along like cats and dogs” for...
9 Ways to Improve Your Dog’s Skin and Coat Health

9 Ways to Improve Your Dog’s Skin and Coat Health

Your dog’s skin and coat obviously serve important functions such as providing warmth, offering protection, regulation of body temperature, and providing and enhancing sensation....
Dog Scared of Fireworks - 7 Things You Can Do to Help

Dog Scared of Fireworks? 7 Things You Can Do to Help

Dogs are often afraid of loud noises like thunder or fireworks. These sounds are often a source of great distress, fear and anxiety for...

A Science-based Guide to Home Cooked Dog Food Recipes

Covering the subject of homemade dog food recipes is a big part of Top Dog Tips. Today, though, we’re breaking out the lab coats...
4 Reasons Why and When Dog Parks Can Be Dangerous

4 Reasons Why and When Dog Parks Can Be Dangerous

Enjoying summer with your pooch in a dog park while he runs around freely can be fun, and it's also be a great way...
The Complete Guide on Osteosarcoma in Dogs

The Complete Guide on Osteosarcoma in Dogs

Each year approximately 8,000 to 10,000 dogs are diagnosed with osteosarcoma. Most frequently seen in large and giant breed dogs, this aggressive bone cancer...
What to Do If Your Dog Eats Chocolate

What to Do If Your Dog Eats Chocolate

Most dog owners are aware that chocolate can be toxic to dogs. However, even with all the necessary precautions, our pets sometimes find a...