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Shed Hunting Dog Training: How to Train Your Pooch to Find...

Shed hunting is a springtime search for shed deer antlers. Since deer shed their antlers from mid-January to mid-March, that's the best time to...

10 Ways to Relieve Boredom in Dogs

Recent studies found that boredom in canines is very real, and it's more dangerous than one might assume. Research demonstrated the negative effects of...

18 Late Spring Adventures to Have With Your Dog

The spring season is one of the favorite parts of the year for most dogs – after several months of forced confinement during the...

My Dog Bit Me: Reasons Why and What You Should Do

More than 4.5 million people suffer from dog bites in the US each year, and more than 800,000 receive medical attention for it, according...

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...

Top 5 Best Clickers for Training Dogs

Clicker training has become quite a popular method for teaching dogs. The gist of this method of training is that you have a small...

TOP #47: Exciting Ways to Get Active With Your Dog

Spring is in full swing now and you're likely looking for opportunities to get outside with your dog, especially if you live a state with warmer climate. If you're in a place like Maine, where I live, winters can be particularly long and going outdoors with my dogs can be a challenge sometimes.

Review: Leatherberg Dog Traffic Lead (2018)

The Leatherberg Dog Traffic Lead is made from 100% full grain real latigo leather. It's durable and just the right size to give you full control over your pooch when necessary. Traffic leads can be very helpful when walking your dog in a busy area. From crowded sidewalks to...

Dog Shock Collar Comparison: Dogtra vs SportDog vs Petsafe vs Educator

It's one of the most controversial training tools a dog owner’s arsenal. Dog shock collars are viewed as a sort of harmful device that...

7 Ways to Turn Daily Activities Into Exercise for Your Dog

Dogs are born to be active, and depriving your pooch of necessary exercise can lead to serious health problems. Daily activities and playtime will...

The 7 Best Training Leashes for Puppies and Adult Dogs

All dogs need to be trained to walk on a leash. Even if you don't take Fido for a stroll to the park everyday,...

8 Evidence-Based Ways to Deal With a Hyperactive Dog

You've adopted a dog without a complete understanding what you were getting yourself into. Maybe you did the research and adopted a breed that...

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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...