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Dog Abuse

Dog Abuse: Let’s Fix This, One Dog At a Time

Animal abuse is one of the most heartbreaking things in the world, and dogs are the most common victims of animal cruelty. The Humane...
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...
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...
How Owners Lose Their Dogs' Trust

How Owners Lose Their Dogs’ Trust

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself. ~ Henry Wheeler Shaw Shaw was right. Dogs are...

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...
Dog Park Etiquette

Let’s Talk: Dog Park Etiquette

We're changing our Let's Talk column. I'll still be doing my weekly column, but you'll be seeing more op-ed pieces from other editors too....
Is Your Dog a Gambling Addict

Cons of Operant Conditioning: Is Your Dog a Gambling Addict?

In the 70s, there was a lot of unrest accompanied by paranoia over a theory of behavior surfacing in psychology. Never mind that the...

Sunday’s Recap: Being Choosy About Dog Toys

Another Sunday morning means another Sunday Recap here at Top Dog Tips. Did you get time to read my column last week about adopting...
Interactive Puzzle Toys for Dogs

Interactive Puzzle Toys for Dogs as a Brain Exercise

Dogs need shelter and a comfortable, familiar place to sleep. They need good, nutritious dog food. They need human companionship. Dog also require a lot...
Intervertebral Disc Disease

Let’s Talk: Intervertebral Disc Disease in Canines

Happy September! I hope you had some time to read last week's column about my interview with dog trainer Beth Jeffrey. It was wonderful to get...

Sunday’s Recap: Adopting A Dog That Fits Your Lifestyle

How is it possible that it is already the last Sunday of August? Summer is wrapping up and the kids are heading back to...
Outnumbered and Probably Outsmarted

Op-Ed: Outnumbered and Probably Outsmarted

I am the manager of an eleven-mammal household: one very busy teenager, one old grouch, a cat that hides, seven papillons, and me. Actually,...

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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...
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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...
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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

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