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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.
Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect

Dog Pregnancy Stages and What to Expect When Expecting

Your dog's pregnancy can be an exciting time for both you and your best friend. It can also be a stressful time. Knowing all...
how to raise a Pit Bull

Vet’s Tips on How to Raise a Healthy Pit Bull Puppy

Whether you’re adopting or purchasing a new Pit bull, do the research. Many reputable breeders pride themselves on breeding puppies with excellent health and temperaments. But...
How to Find a Reputable Dog Breeder Locally

How to Find and Identify a Reputable Breeder

We believe in adopting shelter dogs, but some families prefer to purchase their puppies from breeders. In these circumstances, it’s important to support reputable...
Puppy Shot Schedule

The Detailed Puppy Shot Schedule

Puppies can be a lot of responsibility and you will be in charge of caring for your new dog for the next 10 to...
Puppy Socialization

Puppy Socialization Checklist for New and Experienced Owners

An important part of raising any well-adjusted dog is ongoing socialization training. Without adequate socialization, your dog may grow up to be a fearful...
how to socialize a dog

How to Socialize A Dog With Humans: A Beginner’s Guide

An unsocialized dog poses the risk of becoming aggressive towards another dog, animal or human. Dogs become aggressive due to fear. Socialization eliminates the...
Top 8 Ways to Puppy-Proof Your Home for Christmas

8 Ways to Puppy-Proof Your Home for Christmas

If you have a puppy and you want to have a lovely Christmas at the same time, you need to make sure that your...
Top 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Gift Dogs for Christmas

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Gift Dogs for Christmas

Choosing a Christmas gift for your friends or family members is not an easy thing to do, and in many cases, it is downright...
Why is My Puppy Vomiting Reasons

Here’s Why Your Puppy May Be Vomiting (and What to Do)

As a new puppy parent, you are bound to have lots of questions about your new friend. Even if you're experienced with puppies, there...
Crate Training a Puppy

The Guide to Crate Training a Puppy: 20 Easy Crate Training Tricks

The idea of crate training is frequently thrown around by dog experts, but for some puppy parents, crate training can be a nightmare. Crate...
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...
Puppy Potty Training Hacks

20 Puppy Potty Training Hacks

One of the most trying experiences in any dog parent’s life is potty training. No matter how many dogs you have potty trained in...

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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...
5 Dog Esophagus Problems and What You Should Know

5 Dog Esophagus Problems and What You Should Know

The esophagus is a thin, muscular tube that connects a dog’s throat to their stomach and helps with pushing water and food into the...
8 Water and Swimming Safety Tips for Dog Owners

8 Water and Swimming Dangers and Safety Tips for Dog Owners

Summer swimming with your dogs is one of the many perks of being a pet parent. What could be better than going to the...
Muscle Builder for Dogs - What It Is and How to Use It

Muscle Builder for Dogs: What It Is and How to Use...

Using pet supplements to help your dog build muscles is not always recommended. Generally, canines don’t need muscle supplements because they can gain weight...
Anorexia in Dogs - 13 Reasons Why Your Dog Is Not Eating

Anorexia in Dogs: 13 Reasons Why Your Dog Is Not Eating

Few things are as alarming to pet owners as when our dogs stop eating. Okay, there’s the mysterious lumps and bumps, the vomiting of...