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The Dos and Don’ts of Running with Dogs

When it comes to the right and wrong things to do when preparing to start actively running with your pooch on a regular basis,...

What Are Running Shoes for Dogs and Do Dogs Really Need...

If you are an avid runner, then you are already aware of how important running shoes are for this sport. But if you'd also...

TOP #75: What Are Sheepdog Trials and Are They Safe

For this podcast episode, I've asked Bridget Strang - a sheepdog trials expert - a bunch of questions regarding this dog sport and its safety. Here's what I've learned.

TOP #74: How to Start with Dog Agility Training

In this podcast episode, Cindy Swiney of AAC explains how beginners can get started with dog agility training and get involved in the competition circle.

TOP #73: The Competitive Dog Sport of Dock Diving

If you're interested in the dog sport of dock diving, our podcast guest Kristen Cooper is a long-term expert. Tune in for tips on getting started and more!

11 Popular Dog Sports Your Active Dog (And You) Can Compete...

If you have an active dog on your hands, there are plenty of dog sports to consider that can help to burn off some...

The Pros and Cons of Dog Agility Competition Training

Getting your pooch into dog agility competitions can be a great way for you and your pet to bond and exercise together. Agility dogs...

The Science-based Guide for Feeding Athletic Dogs

The aim of an appropriate nutritional plan for athletic dogs is to maximize performance while minimizing the occurrence of injuries. When assessing the best dog...

Top 10 Best Dog Bicycle Trailers

Three seasons in the year, riding a bicycle with dogs can be one of the most fun activities the two of you can have....

10 Best Sports to Do with Your Dog

Dogs love sports, maybe even more than we do, and they are quite the athletes too. It may take a little time to find the...

The Ultimate Dog Pool is Ideal For Pets That Like to...

Many dogs love to swim, and it's great exercise for them. Unfortunately most small pools were not built for dogs. Many are too small...

30 Gun Dog Supplies for Game Hunters

Using gun dogs for hunting has been one of the favorite parts for many game hunters since the practice began many centuries ago. At this point,...

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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.
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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...