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Intermittent Fasting for Dogs: Good or Bad?

Intermittent fasting has become extremely popular in the last few years due to tons of scientifically proven benefits for humans, one of which is...

Keto Diet for Dogs: Good or Bad?

In a recent survey, a large percentage of American dog owners reported that they tend to feed their pets a similar diet as they...

Signs and Treatment of Common Vitamin Deficiencies in Dogs

Veterinarians and pet care professionals find a high rate of house pets lacking vital nutrients. Sometimes an underlying health condition is the issue where...

Ask a Vet: How to Put an Overweight Dog on a...

In recent years, dogs - just like their human counterparts - have become more and more overweight (1). In fact, studies show that canine obesity...

Vet’s Tips for Pet Store Owners: How to Advise Customers on...

Pet store owners are often the first people that dog owners turn to for advice on the proper diet for their canines. So, what's...

Elimination Diet Trial: A Science-based Guide

If your dog has symptoms of food allergies or food sensitivities, your first priority needs to be finding out the source of the problem....

TOP #49: Clean Eating for Dogs – Is It Worth It?

Almost everyone is familiar with the term "clean eating," which means consuming wholesome foods that are as close to their natural state (little to no processing) as possible. But can dogs also go on a "clean diet," how would that work for them, and is it even worth it?

10 Ways to Help Your Dog Shed Winter Fat

Scientists say that it's very common for us to gain weight in winter. But humans aren't the only ones to get fatter during cold...

How to Feed Dogs With Kidney Disease

One of the more common serious health problems for dogs is kidney disease, and it affects more pets than people realize. A proper dog...

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

Staying fit and healthy, and maintaining an ideal weight is just as important for dogs as it is for people. However, the fact is...

What and How to Feed Pregnant and Nursing Dogs

Pregnant dogs require a lot of care and attention. One of the most crucial aspects to focus on is your pregnant dog's diet. But...

What to Feed a Diabetic Dog (And What Not To)

Diagnosis of diabetes in dogs is more common today than ever before. It's been estimated that about 1 in 100 dogs will develop diabetes mellitus...

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

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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...