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Can Dogs Be Introverts or Extroverts?

It is well-known that people can either be introverts or extroverts, according to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Even though there are 16 personality types...

Why Your Dog Digs and How to Stop This Behavior

There are a lot of problematic behaviors that a dog can display and many of those often catch dog owners by surprise. One of...

Going to a Dog Park for the First Time? 12 Things...

Dog parks are the perfect place to bring your pet for some exercise and playtime fun. Dog parks are designed to keep our canines safe...

5 Ways to Solve Your Dog’s Barking Problem

A dog barking is completely natural to them, and it's unreasonable for us as owners to expect our dogs to never bark. We may...

TOP #46: Dealing With Dog Training Problems

Training a dog can be a rewarding experience, but it also comes with its own set of difficulties, frustrations, challenges and problems. This podcast episode with expert dog trainer Jessica O'Neill is specifically about how to overcome those problems and challenges, and do it correctly.

5 Most Common Dog Breed Stereotypes DEBUNKED

Stereotypes are unfortunately a part of how we function everyday; we make generalizations without even really thinking about it. Research shows that often these...

15 Facts About Fear Aggression in Dogs You Must Know

Fear of dog's aggression is one of the reasons some people refuse to adopt dogs. Many still dogs as uncontrollable animals, as time bombs...

Is Your Unsocial Dog Autistic?

Dog behavior is almost as complex as human behavior, although much of it is innate. Their emotions are a mystery to us, but as...

The Science Behind Aggression in Dogs

One of the most frequent behavioral reasons owners takes their dogs to the veterinarian or even back to the shelter is aggression. Considering the damage to...

TOP #27: Difference Between Dog Training vs Canine Behavior Work

Our podcast guest Debby Dobson, a professional animal behaviorist, explains the difference between dog training and canine behavior work, and how to use it.

Top 15 Best Dog Agility Equipment Kits

Training your dog for dog agility competitions is more in fashion today than ever before. Agility training takes a ton of time and some...

Top 10 Best Dog Training Collars Safe for Dogs

Any new pet owner's first goal is to learn how to train a dog and do it effectively. Positive reinforcement is used as the primary...

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Heated Dog Blankets and Beds - Are They Useful and Safe for Our Pets

Heated Dog Blankets and Beds: Are They Useful and Safe for...

Despite all the fluff and fur, pets may need help keeping warm, particularly during the colder seasons. While heated dog blankets can come with hazards,...
Breathing Problems in Dogs - What It Means and How to Fix It

Breathing Problems in Dogs: How to Spot Them and What to...

Numerous dog breathing problems can present a life-threatening situation and a quick reaction on the owner's part is often necessary. Respiratory problems can be...
Lifelong Dog Care Costs Explained

Lifelong Dog Care Costs Explained

Aspiring dog owners often underestimate the cost of dog ownership over a lifetime, sometimes either focusing only on monthly or yearly costs, or overlooking...
5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

5 Signs of Dog Anal Glands Problems (And What to Do)

While dog anal glands problems are usually not life-threatening, with the exception of anal gland cancer, they are relatively common and can affect your dog’s...
Disaster Preparedness - Are You and Your Pet Prepared

Disaster Preparedness: Are You and Your Pet Prepared?

Disaster preparedness is something that many of us don’t think about until it’s too late. In light of the devastating natural disasters we have...
Top 16 Commands You Must Teach Your Dog After Adopting

16 Commands You Must Teach Your Dog After Adopting

You’ve made an excellent decision to adopt a homeless dog from your local animal shelter. However, when adopting a dog with an unknown history,...
A Dog for Personal Protection - 6 Things You Must Consider First

A Dog for Personal Protection: 6 Things You Must Consider First

We adopt dogs for many reasons: we may want companionship, a jogging partner, or someone else to take care of; we may be looking...
AKC Canine Good Citizen Certification - Everything You Need to Know

Canine Good Citizen Certification: Everything You Need to Know

The AKC Canine Good Citizen program provides a solid foundation of behavioral training for your dog, but it also comes with some unexpected additional...
Top 45 Best Dog Rescues in the World That Make a Difference

Top 45 Best Dog Rescues in the World

Top Dog Tips awards program recognizes The 45 World's Best Dog Rescues of 2019 for their dedication, accomplishments and the difference that they make.
15 of My Personal Favorite Dog Food Recipes

15 of My Personal Favorite Dog Food Recipes

We have hundreds of recipes published here on Top Dog Tips for dog owners looking to start cooking for their pets. However, with so...