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An Evidence-based Guide to Dog Shock Collars

In the dog loving community, dog shock collars are controversial. Some owners are completely against using them, others believe there's a time and place...

17 Alternatives to Shock Collars for Dogs

Despite still being widely used, shock collars are an inhumane and impractical method of training a dog. Dogs respond to positive reinforcement far more...

Shock Collar for Dogs: 5 Things You MUST Know Before Buying...

Whether or not to use a shock collar is one of the most hotly debated topics among dog owners. Some dog owners feel that...

Giveaway: EliteField Remote Dog Trainer ($150+ Value)

This week, Top Dog Tips readers and viewers have a chance to win an electronic dog training collar from EliteField valued at $150!

5 Best Dog Recovery Cones to Prevent Dogs from Licking Wounds

Recovery cones for dogs (also known as Elizabethan collars or dog E-collars), and suits are used on dogs to keep them from reaching wounds....

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Bringing a dog into a family with small children around is not a decision to take lightly. Many parents are concerned over the health...

5 Benefits of Elevated Food Bowls for Dogs: Myths or Facts?

Over the years there have been plenty of topics of contention among dog owners – are grains good or bad? Should dogs be spayed...

Dog Grooming Schedule: How Often Should You Groom Your Dog

Your dog’s grooming needs vary based upon his breed, coat type, age and other variables. For example, a long-haired dog will require more regular...

How to Turn Your Dog Into a Show Dog and Start...

Showing dogs can be a great way to develop a bond between you are your canine companion, and get involved into a very active...

15 Must-Know Tips for New Dog Owners

Bringing home your dog is the start of your relationship together. There's bound to be some bumps in the road for new dog owners,...

30 Best Lap Dogs for Cuddly Pet Owners

While some people look for large dogs that they say is a “real dog” (looking at you, bully breeds), others may just want a...

9 Tips for Introducing a New Dog When You Already Have...

If you want to make the introduction of a new dog to your existing pets go as smoothly as possible, certain precautionary measures must...

8 Safety Tips for Going Boating With Your Dog

One of the exciting activities you likely haven't tried yet but should do with your dog this spring or upcoming summer is to go...

The 10 Best Dog Wipes for Light Grooming

I've never met a dog owner that enjoys bathing their canine companion. It's time-consuming and can be quite a hassle. Between trying to wash...

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...