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TOP #88: Paying for Veterinary Expenses You Can’t Afford

Samantha and Steven of Waggle.org discuss how pet owners can afford to pay for their dogs' veterinary care and expenses, and what options are available.

The 12 Best Credit Cards for Pet Owners

Credit cards can be a beneficial tool for pet owners if they’re used appropriately. They can be a great way to earn extra perks...

How Dog Owners Should Prepare for Financial Emergencies

Amidst the excitement and happiness of bringing a new member into your family, it's easy to forget that our dogs also come with a...

How and Why Pet Ownership Costs Continue to Rise

If you are a lifelong pet parent, then you have no doubt noticed the continued rise in pet care costs. Lifelong dog care expenses...

TOP #79: Are Dogs Good for Your Health?

I'm joined by Kaushik Roy of The Shanti Project who's here to give us a better idea of the research surrounding dogs' benefits for owners and more.

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...

How to Afford an Expensive Pet Surgery

Raising and caring for a dog can become costly, but there are several veterinary financing options you have to choose from. One of the...

17 Tax Deductions for Dog Owners

Most of us love our dogs like children. Sadly, the law doesn't recognize them as such, and we can't claim them as dependents on...

5 Emergency Vet Care Financing Options

When pets become suddenly or terminally ill, their owners can find themselves in a difficult and emotionally painful situation. Luckily, with a healthy animal,...

The Best Savings Accounts for Pet Owners

Owning a pet, although a wonderful experience, can be expensive, especially when you factor in annual vet fees and monthly expenses such as preventative...

How Much Does a Dog Cost?

So, you're thinking about adopting a dog. There is a lot to think about. More than likely, the first question you'll ask is: how much does a dog cost? This is an honest question that all responsible respective pet parents should be asking.

Pet Insurance vs. Pet Savings Account: Which One’s Better for You?

Pet owners expect routine costs for vet visits. What usually takes them off guard is an unexpected pet emergency or illness. Pet insurance and...

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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...