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5 Signs of Hip Problems in Dogs (And What to Do)

Particularly in their older years, hip problems in dogs become more common. While some of these issues could be genetically predisposed in the dog,...

Benefits of Hydrotherapy and Underwater Treadmills for Dogs

Hydrotherapy is becoming more and more common in the pet industry, and it's no surprise considering how much success humans have from including as...

Ask a Vet: What’s the Best Dog Food for Arthritis?

As dogs age, their health deteriorates, and the most common health problem in senior dogs is osteoarthritis (1). Unfortunately, canine arthritis is not exclusive to...

Recipe: Homemade Dog Food for Arthritis

Making homemade dog food for arthritis can be tricky, because you need to ensure that the recipes you choose provide adequate and balanced nutrition. Here's a good recipe to start with.

Stem Cell Treatment Going Out to Dogs With Arthritis

New tests show promising results as scientists discover potentially very effective and affordable stem cell treatment for dogs with arthritis.  One of the worst parts...

The Vet’s Guide on Wheelchairs for Dogs (9 Things to Know)

Today, mobility options for special-needs dogs have become widely available. If your dog is in need of temporary or permanent mobility assistance, a wide...

How to Train Dogs to Use Pet Stairs and Ramps [Infographic]

There's a number of reasons why pet owners may find pet stairs and ramps useful. They're particularly helpful for senior dogs with arthritis, dogs...

How You Should Feed Dogs With Arthritis

Dealing with arthritis in dogs will require care and effort on the owner's part, and it's a painful process for the dog to go...

How to Make and Use A Rear Leg Sling for Dogs

Rear leg slings are necessary for dogs who need support when walking or have trouble standing. A rear leg sling for dogs is easy to make and use!

8 Signs Your Dog Is Experiencing Joint Pain

Recognition and limiting pain and distress are two key goals of animal care that every pet owner strives to meet. Unfortunately, signs symptoms of...

Top 6 Best Dog Pain Relief Aids

As dogs grow older, their chances of developing degenerative joint diseases also increase. Instead of walking easily, they’re more likely to hobble stiffly due...

DIY Dog Wheelchair: How to Make a Wheelchair for Dogs

Dogs, just like humans, occasionally need wheelchairs. This could be due to an injury, rehabilitation of limbs, arthritis, neurological issues or something as simple...

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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...
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...