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Puppies have specific needs and they require special attention from their pet parents. Find the best articles on puppy adoption, puppy training, best puppy foods, how to groom a puppy, how to care for puppies when they're very young, and what else pet parents must know to grow a healthy dog.
Puppy Crate Training Schedule

Puppy Crate Training Schedule

Crate training a puppy has many benefits, both for you and the young dog, but it has to be done correctly. Because dogs are...
Top 8 Ways to Puppy-Proof Your Home for Christmas

8 Ways to Dog-Proof Your Home for Christmas

Dog owners, especially those with puppies, that wish for a lovely Christmas time need to ensure the safety of their young dogs. Christmas celebrations...
Dog Afraid of Stairs - Why and What To Do

Is Your Dog Afraid of Stairs? Here’s How to Fix This in 3 Simple...

Does your puppy or dog whine, cry, tuck their tail, and turn away when it comes to using a set of stairs? You're not...
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How to Potty Train a Puppy on Pads

Learning how to potty train a puppy on pads can save you time and hassle, and reduce the number of messes you'll have to clean up. Here's how to do it.
Puppy Potty Training Hacks

20 Puppy Potty Training Hacks

Potty training is one of the more tiring experiences in a new dog owner's life. Every dog is different, and they all learn at...
10 Signs of Puppy Scams (And How to Avoid Them)

10 Signs of Puppy Scams (And How to Avoid Being Tricked)

Everybody agrees that adopting a rescue dog from a shelter is always more praiseworthy. But if you're set on buying a puppy of a...
Puppy Blues

Puppy Blues: What To Do If You’re Overwhelmed With Your Puppy

Getting a new puppy brings along an abundance of new challenges, and it is easy to get overwhelmed, especially if it is your first...
Top Hacks on How to Housebreak a Puppy Using Puppy Pee Pads

15 Tips on How to Housebreak a Puppy at Home (Using Pee Pads)

All current or future puppy owners are aware of the need for housebreaking, but sometimes things just don't go according to plan. Here's what...
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TOP #105: Are Pee Pads Right for Your Dog?

Linda Bernier from BARK! came to do our podcast and discuss the different types of pee pads for dogs, their benefits and how to use them in housebreaking.
Scientific Reasons to Socialize Your Dog

8 Scientific Reasons to Socialize Your Dog

Dogs are inherently pack animals, much like their wolf ancestors. Research shows that this mindset is deeply ingrained in Canis Familiaris, so to withhold...
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Giveaway: Puppy Potty Training Prize Pack ($115+ Value)

Whether you’re potty training an adult dog or a pup, this FREE giveaway is going to make your task a lot easier. It even includes an electric dog doorbell.
5 Things Owners Wish They Knew Before Adopting a Dog

5 Things Owners Wish They Knew Before Adopting a Dog

Some owners admit that they've jumped at the opportunity of adopting a dog without doing much research into what taking care of an animal...

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Dry Eyes in Dogs - Science-based Guide

Dry Eyes in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Dry eyes in dogs, known as Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), is a highly common canine eye disease. In North America, reported annual rates of this...
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Best Dog Products of 2019: My Top 10 Favorite Items

I reviewed hundreds of dog products this year. Today I'm rounding up my picks for the Top 10 Best Dog Products of the Year for 2019.
Tomatoes in Home Cooked Dog Food Recipes

Tomatoes in Home Cooked Dog Food Recipes

If you switched to homemade meals and follow our home cooked dog food recipes here on Top Dog Tips, you've probably seen some that...
What Can I Give My Dog For Pain and What To Avoid

What Can I Give My Dog for Pain?

You've noticed that your dog is limping, and suspect that it could be arthritis setting in. You are worried that the dog is in...
Homemade Dog Ear Cleaner

6 Recipes of Homemade Dog Ear Cleaners

For some dogs, one of the most important parts of grooming is cleaning their ears. It reduces the chance of ear infections and removes...
How to Slim Down an Overweight Dog (My 30-Day Diet Plan)

How to Slim Down an Overweight Dog (30-Day Diet Plan)

Dog obesity is a rapidly growing health problem. Obese dogs will suffer from breathing issues, diabetes, arthritis, and joint pain (1). This article discusses the...
Dog Has Swollen Face - 5 Reasons Why and What to Do

Dog Has Swollen Face: 5 Reasons Why and What to Do

Determining the cause of a dog that has a swollen face is a simple process of elimination. Once you work out why the face...
Top 10 Best Dogs for Seniors and How They Benefit the Elderly

10 Best Dogs for Seniors and How They Benefit the Elderly

Depending on the stage of life you're in, there are certain breeds that will fit you, or someone you know, better. The best dogs...
Signs of Rabies in Dogs and Their Three Prominent Stages

10 Signs of Rabies in Dogs and Three Prominent Stages

Rabies is a preventable deadly virus with almost 100% fatal outcome in most cases (1). If your dog becomes infected with rabies, there is...
Reasons Your Dog Drinking a Lot of Water

10 Reasons Your Dog Is Drinking a Lot of Water

If you notice your dog drinking a lot of water, there's a number of reasons what may cause this. Approximate estimates of how much...