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Can Humans Get Worms from Dogs?

When owners bring their dogs to my clinic to deal with worms, they will often ask, can humans get worms from dogs? The simple answer...

8 Causes of Bloody Diarrhea in Dogs

When your dog has bloody diarrhea, it can be scary knowing that this could be the symptom of a life threatening condition. But, in...

25 Ways to Manage Diabetes in Dogs [Infographic]

Diabetes is a disease of the endocrine system which manages everything including hormones, metabolism, growth and development in the dog. In the case of...

Ask a Vet: How to Put an Overweight Dog on a...

In recent years, dogs - just like their human counterparts - have become more and more overweight (1). In fact, studies show that canine obesity...

How to Make a Dog Throw Up

There may be times in an emergency that you need to know how to make a dog throw up. Keep this guide and video for when a dog eats something dangerous.

Review: Pupford Joint Supplements for Dogs

Pupford is a line of chewable dog joint supplements that includes 4 different types, including puppies, adult dogs and senior pets. See if they're worth it.

Recipe: Homemade Dog Food for Heart Disease

Proper nutrition won't cure what is wrong with your pet's heart, but homeade dog food for heart disease can be part of your treatment plan.

How to Tell If Your Dog Is Pregnant

If you're planning to breed your dog or your bitch has found herself in an "accidental situation," you'll need to know how to tell if your dog is pregnant.

Recipe: Homemade Dog Food for IBD, IBS and Colitis

Trying to care for a dog with bowel problems is difficult. You'll likely have to change the diet. This homemade dog food for IBD, IBS and Colitis may be a good fit.

Recipe: Homemade Dog Food for Pancreatitis

Canine pancreatitis is an inflammation of the animal's pancreas, and it's common in dogs. Serving a homemade dog food for pancreatitis can help manage this condition.

How to Get a Dog with No Appetite to Eat

Sometimes illness leads to a pet losing interest in food. That's why every dog owner needs to learn how to get a dog with no appetite to eat.

The Vet’s Guide on DNA Tests for Dogs

Long before I went into veterinary practice, my first dog was a “pound puppy” – a stray that had been picked up by the...

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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...